Thu, 12 March 2015
Tony Blair speaks exclusively Sitrep’s Kate Gerbeau ahead of tomorrow’s service of commemoration for the war in Afghanistan at St Paul’s cathedral.
Plus: Why is everybody getting obsessed about 2%?
And taking the war against IS personally – why former British soldiers want some of the action.
PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUESTS: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee,
Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair interview with Kate Gerbeau
Professor Malcolm Chalmers who is RUSI’s Director of UK defence policy studies, discussing Britain’s 2% contribution of GCP to NATO.
Simon Marks reporting on Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visit to Washington this week.
Two former Army officers, Tony Harris and James Banks, debate why former soldiers are heading off to fight IS.
THURSDAYS at 4:30 UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30 UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
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)
Sky Channel 0211
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Direct download: Sitrep_20150312.mp3
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