Thu, 4 June 2015
(First broadcast on Thursday 4th June 2015 at 4.30pm)
Who’s our biggest threat – Islamic State or Russia?
And should the UK send ground troops to fight alongside the Iraqi Army? One former British Army Commander thinks they should.
Will America’s snooping restrictions have an impact on British Intelligence?
Could there be major development problems for the carriers’ new F35 fighter jets?
And why Forces’ sport is an integral part of military life …………………………
PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
Professor Paul Rogers from the department of peace studies at the University of Bradford
ISIS in Iraq
Lieutenant General Graeme Lamb served in Iraq as Deputy Commanding General of the multi-national force.
Former Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Sharkey Ward
Amercian & British intelligence gathering
Richard Norton-Taylor who writes for the Guardian on defence and security matters
BFBS Reporter Julian Evans
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30pm 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 web, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
Sky Channel 0211
Alternatively listen again on the website, or download the Sitrep Podcast.
Direct download: Sitrep_20150604.mp3
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