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.

President Assad of Syria says he will destroy his chemical weapons – but will the Americans have to pay for it?
 
What can America expect from Al Qaida
 
And what does the future hold for Afghan women?
 
Find out what the Liberal Democrats have been saying about defence
 
Will Germany drawdown lead to a shortage of school places for Forces’ children?
 
And  find out why Tunnocks Teacakes were banned by the RAF in the 1960s.
 
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST:  Professor Michael Clarke, Director General of the Royal United Services Institute for defence and security studies.
 
 
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
 
Clare Lockhart director of the Institute for State Effectiveness, discussing the plight of Afghan woman.
 
BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee on what Al Quaida might have planned for America.
 
BFBS Reporter James Hirst on the Liberal Democrat party conference that took place in Glasgow this week
 
BFBS Reporter  Ali Gibson speaking to Lieutenant General Andrew Gregory, Chief of Defence Personnel on the New Employment Model,
 
Catherine Spencer, Chief Executive of the Army Families Federation, commenting on fears that Forces families will face a lack of school places in Wiltshire, when they return to the UK from Germany.
 
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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)
 
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