Thu, 11 June 2020
The Army confronts racism, NATO warns the world about the economic and military rise of China and the oldest Admiral in the Royal Navy turns 99.
One of the Army’s most senior officers has told BFBS Sitrep why he wrote an open letter about tackling racism, following the protests over the death of George Floyd.
Commander, Home Command, Lieutenant General Tyrone Urch told Sitrep that the British Army was not immune to incidences of racism and he's written to all commanders saying he is determined the army will push back against racism, hatred and division.
We also hear from a former United States permanent representative to NATO about a warning this week from the organisation's head about the growing economic and military power of China. Jens Stoltenberg said the West must stand together to face any challenges.
And the oldest Admiral in the fleet... we look at Prince Philip's war time experiences - including witnessing Japan's surrender - in the week he celebrates his 99th birthday.
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