Thu, 5 January 2012
The Strategic Defence Review recommends that the future British Army will be supplemented by the TA but is it too much to ask of the reserve forces?
The US Forces brace themselves for their Defence Review but what will it mean for relations with Europe, and the UK’s 'special' relationship?
Why the Taliban are planning to open an office in Quatar.
Is Iran upping the ante with its warning to America not to send its carriers back to the Persian gulf
And we hear how the huge advances in medical science on the front-line are saving more lives than ever before
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbau
STUDIO GUESTS: BFBS’s defence analyst, Christopher Lee
Col Richard Williams former commanding officer of 22 SAS, and contributor to the Future Reserves 2020 report, the review of the Reserve Forces.
Capt Doug Beattie, former soldier now in the Territorial Army
BFN's James Hirst on the US Defence Review
Professor Porter on advances in trauma care