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.

As the Government prepares to tighten its belt further how safe is defence from more cuts and what impact would a cut in the counter-terrorism budget have on Britain’s security?
Are chemical weapons being used in Syria?
What does the future hold for Afghan interpreters post 2014?
And ...... find out the definitive reading list for military minds
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
Professor Eric Grove, the Director of the Centre for International Security and War Studies at Salford University and Richard Norton Taylor who writes on defence and security affairs for The Guardian.  They discuss the forthcoming spending review and implications of a cut to the counter-terrorism budget.
Tom Porteous, the program director for Human Rights Watch – looks at the claim that Syria has used chemical weapons.

BFBS Reporter Rosie Laydon interviews ………………………
Who are fighting for the right to live in the UK
Christopher Lee and Eric Grove discuss the former CDS Sir David Richards' recommended reading list which You can view the full  list here
You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and on BFBS Radio & BFBS UK Bases at 1830 (UK time)
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Direct download: Sitrep_20130425.mp3
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