BFBS Radio Sitrep
NYF and Sony Radio Award winning Sitrep brings you discussion and analysis on defence, foreign policy and the stories affecting the British Forces. Presented by Kate Gerbeau with defence analyst Christopher Lee.

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

 

(First broadcast on Thursday 28th May 2015 at 4.30pm)

 

Find out how the next SDSR is shaping up.

 

What the new Crowsnest surveillance system will mean for the Royal Navy.

 

Why Obama has spoken out about Russian’s aggression towards Ukraine.

 

And, why China could be heading for a show-down with the US over the disputed South China Islands.

And from British Soldier to Blackwater - life as a security contractor in Iraq.

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PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

STUDIO GUEST:    BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee

OTHER INTERVIEWS: 

 

QUEEN’S SPEECH AND  SDSR

BFBS reporter James Hirst interview with Professor Malcolm Chalmers, from the Defence and Security think tank - The Royal United Services Institute,

 

CROWSNEST SURVEILLANCE FOR THE ROYAL NAVY.

Commander Graham Edmonds, Vice Chairman, at the UK National Defence Association.

 

RUSSIAN/NATO/UKRAINE.

Professor Michael Stathis from the University of Southern Utah & BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee.

 

CHINA &  THE DISPUTED SOUTH CHINA ISLANDS.

Mark Stone Asia Correspondent for Sky News.

 

BLACKWATER

One former British soldier talks about his time as a Blackwater contractor in Iraq.

 

 

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_20150528.mp3
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