Andrew Dilnot charts the history of the British state through its numbers.
John Keegan considers how the causes of war are to be addressed and conflict resolved.
Margaret MacMillan examines the role of civilians as supporters and victims of conflict.
Chris Ledgard examines how the words we use play a critical role in resolving conflict.
Mobeen Azhar investigates whether innovative police initiatives can prevent crime.
Errollyn Wallen meets artists working in places of conflict and danger around the world.
Mariella Frostrup explores children's aggression from the toddler years to teens.
Conflicts, big and small - what do they have in common? Evan Davis and guests discuss.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests ask whether science needs war to drive it.
Jay Rayner asks what compels people to look at horrific things.
Margaret MacMillan explores our complex relationship with the people who go to war.
Aleks Krotoski asks what it is that draws people to the dark corners of the web.
In times of war how much care-free behaviour should we indulge in?
Charles Foster explores the bloody tension at the heart of his favourite nature writing.
Are care homes able to protect frail and vulnerable elderly residents from violence?
Lyse Doucet and her Afghan pen pal exchange poignant letters about war, poetry and cancer.
Margaret MacMillan assesses attempts to constrain and justify conflict.
Young victims of knife crime are helped by hospital-based teams tackling risky behaviour.
Owen talks to a British soldier about one particular day of fighting in Afghanistan.
Owen Bennett-Jones talks to a British soldier about the reality of war.
PJ Harvey talks to Front Row's John Wilson about the inspiration behind her new album 'Let England Shake'.
Bee Wilson explores sugar's role as a cause of conflict.
Can or should you negotiate with insurgent groups? David Rothkopf investigates.
Alistair Cooke reflects of the casualties of war and losing friendships to time.
Alistair Cooke examines how casualty numbers influences the public's appetite for war.
Sarah Dunant delves into the past for alternative stories to help frame today's anxieties.
Will robots be the future of war? And how would warfare change if they were?
Is war a uniquely human act, or can its origins be found in our evolutionary past?
John Keegan explores the origins of warfare, when combat first became purposeful.
Every day we complete a myriad of tiny negotiations, only noticing when they go wrong.