25. Leopards are coming
This week Saul and Patrick react to the huge development that Germany is finally releasing its Leopard II Tank's, and that the US is following suit by sending their M1 Abrams Tanks as well. Patrick also speaks to old friend and experienced war reporter Julius Strauss, who gives an excellent report from in and around the front lines
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Disclaimer - episode contains some graphic descriptions over the handling of dead bodies, and is not suitable for children.
Producer: James Hodgson
37. The Big Interview with Dr Karin von Hippel
Joining Saul and Patrick for this week's big interview, is the current Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute - Dr Karin von Hippel. In this brilliant and wide ranging interview, she talks in depth about China Russia relations, their growing influence in Africa, and the difficulties the West faces in the future. If you have any thoughts or questions, you can send them to - email@example.comProducer: James HodgsonTwitter: @PodBattleground
36. Xi's Moscow Visit
In this Friday's episode of Battleground: Ukraine, Saul and Patrick take a look away from the battlefield, at the big news this week - the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Moscow. Also discussed is the decision by the International Criminal Court in The Hague to charge Vladimir Putin with war crimes, and Britain’s decision to include depleted uranium shells with the Challenger 2 tanks it is sending to Ukraine. They also spend time as ever, answering a great selection of listeners’ questions.If you have any thoughts or questions, you can send them to - firstname.lastname@example.orgProducer: James HodgsonTwitter: @PodBattleground
35. Mark Urban on Airborne Forces, Western Armour, and What Next?
Joining Patrick for this week’s interview is Mark Urban, the diplomatic editor for BBC Newsnight, Military Historian, and former Tank Officer. He discusses a range of topics including: the Russian airborne assault on Hostomel airport, why Infantry Fighting Vehicles are significant, and how artillery remains critically important in modern warfare.If you have any thoughts or questions, you can send them to - email@example.comProducer: James HodgsonTwitter: @PodBattleground