Cambodian dictator Pol Pot is compared to Saddam Hussein and Fidel Castro.
Traumatic events can change our biology. Can we pass on this altered biology to children?
Former soldiers turn to Shakespeare to fight stress and take Henry V to the London stage.
Historian Kasia Tomasiewicz discusses how to commemorate war.
Clive Anderson and guests debate whether the law is fair to asylum seekers.
With rising numbers of asylum seekers, are some UK communities struggling to cope?
Melvyn Bragg examines the widespread and chilling inhumanity of the 20th century.
Alastair Hay talks with Jim Al-Khalili about ridding the world of chemical weapons.
Neil MacGregor focuses on Ernst Barlach's sculpture Hovering Angel, a unique war memorial.
Adam Scourfield interviews three British veterans blinded in conflict.
The US role in the Bosnian peace treaty of signed in Dayton in November 1995.
Refugees starve as Cambodian regimes block food aid.
Charlotte Smith looks at how useful self-help groups are for the chronically ill.
Charlotte Smith looks at the role of self-help groups for those suffering emotional trauma
Is enough being done to prevent rogue states and terrorists acquiring chemical weapons?
Tom Heap finds out how Syria's chemical weapons are going to be disposed of.
The weapons of war born in the laboratory.
Mike Thomson reports from Northern Iraq on the changing role of child soldiers.
Edward Stourton presents the escapers' stories of the mass POW breakout in 1943.
Edward Stourton presents the partisans' stories of the mass POW breakout in 1943.
Mary-Ann Ochota joins former members of the armed forces as they unearth Saxon artefacts.
Raj Persaud explores the psychology behind the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation' programme.
Angus Crawford asks whether the army can do its job whilst respecting the environment.
Sue MacGregor brings together the RAF men held as prisoners during the first Gulf war.
Heaven Crawley argues for a different approach in our attitude towards asylum seekers.
Caz Graham meets a group of refugees who are helping out at lambing time in Yorkshire.
Alan Dein visits an old mariners' home on the banks of the River Mersey.
Giles Fraser explores the role of sacred spaces in remembering those lost at Passchendaele
The story of how one woman offered refuge to leading intellectuals fleeing from the Nazis.
Three refugees talk about something important they have brought from their home country.