Thu, 31 July 2014
(First broadcast on 31st July 2014 at 4.30pm)
Why the Defence committee says NATO needs radical reform.
Exercise Black Eagle…is the Cold War really on the way back?
The last crew member of the Enola Gay dies, but what turned him against nuclear warfare?
And – 100 years on – the world prepares to remember the Great War
PRESENTER: James Hirst
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
Chair of The House of Commons Defence Committee, Rory Stewart, on its report today on Nato.
Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee, and former Foreign and Defence Secretary, Sir Malcolm Rifkind discussing Russia and Ukraine.
BFBS reporter Geoff Meade looking at Exercise Black Eagle which will take place in Poland
BFBS reporter Tim Cross, remembering the last surviving member of the air crew which dropped the atom bomb over Hiroshima in the Second World War, who died this week.
THURSDAYS at 4:30 UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30 UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
Sky Channel 0211
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