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.

SITREP Trail May 10th


There's been a U-turn over which planes to use on the Carriers - but is it the right decision?


Why there's anger in Scotland over plans to lose some historic regimental names


Why France's new President-elect wants to speed up the withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan.


And the new memorial to Bomber Command is nearing completion - but why has it taken so long?



PRESENTER:  Kate Gerbeau

STUDIO GUEST:  BFBS’s defence analyst, Christopher Lee 



The Secretary of State for Defence, Philip Hammond on the Carriers


The Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Jim Murphy, on Carriers and proposed cuts to Scottish regiments.


BBC's Paris correspondent, Hugh Schofield, discussing the new President elect




You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and on BFBS Radio 1 at 1830 (UK time)

Alternatively listen again on the website.

Direct download: Wk19_Sitrep_r2_pcast.mp3
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