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On August 11th 2016, Remote Control’s Project Manager Emily Knowles appeared on an episode of the BBC Radio 4 series “The Briefing Room”, hosted by journalist David Aaronovitch, to discuss British Special Forces and their current activities in Syria in Libya.

The additional panel members were: Mark Urban, Newsnight’s defence and diplomatic correspondent; Robin Horsfall, former SAS member;  Anthony King, Professor of War Studies, University of Warwick; Dr Jon Moran, Reader in Security, University of Leicester and Lt Col Stephen Grenier, author and former US Special Forces officer.

During the episode, entitled “Who Are the Special Forces?”, the panel discussed how British Special Forces developed historically and what they are currently doing in Syria and Libya.

Listen to the full episode here.


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