Analysis examines the ideas and forces which shape the world we live in - this collection of programmes explores political Islam.
Frank Gardner traces the rise of political Islam over the last century.
Owen Bennett Jones investigates the UK's biggest Islamic group and asks what they believe
Profile of Rachid Ghannouchi, one of the world's most influential Islamist thinkers.
Owen Bennett Jones looks at Syria's Alawis, the sect to which President Assad belongs.
Is the Saudi-style ultra-conservative branch of Islam the ideological engine of extremism?
How has the concept of an Islamic caliphate evolved and been expressed through history?
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood won at the polls but failed to keep power. What went wrong?
Is al-Qaeda the real beneficiary of the multiple failures of the Arab revolutions?
Edward Stourton discovers what a negotiated peace with the Taliban would really mean.
Edward Stourton investigates Turkish politics and the nation's place in the world.
Ed Stourton asks if a battle over theology could bring an end to Iran's Islamic Republic.
Frank Gardner talks to former allies of Osama bin Laden who have turned against him.
David Goodhart on liberal Britain's relationship with socially conservative Muslims.
Owen Bennett-Jones investigates Pakistan's Islamic radicals.
Owen Bennett-Jones asks, what exactly is the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah?
Edward Stourton asks if the Egyptian revolution spells the end of old-style Islamism.