Thu, 24 January 2013
Should more troops should go to Mali and why North Africa is now a global concern?
What shape will the Army be in after the latest round of redundancies? And can the Reserves plug the hole?
Who are the new names at the top of the military command?
How should the centenary of the First World War be commemorated?
And how does the Prime Minister’s Europe speech affect the Armed Forces?
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUESTS: BFBS’s defence analyst, Christopher Lee & Major General Julian Thompson
Forces News reporter Charlotte Cross with a report from Mali
The Shadow Secretary of State for Defence Jim Murphy discussing Mali, defence cuts and women on the front line
WW1 Centenary commemorations with Professor Sir Hew Strachan (pro: STRAWN) and Major Sir Michael Parker – organiser of many Royal Tournaments and military events.
You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and on BFBS Radio at 1830 (UK time)
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