Should pragmatism or principle guide policies on the Syrian uprising?
The closing moments of the war, recalled by those who were there
Lyse Doucet talks to those whose lives have been changed by the Syrian conflict.
Will an increase of troops in the Gulf have an effect on George Bush's approval ratings?
Alvin Hall explores a record of African-American soldiers discussing fighting in Vietnam.
Alvin Hall explores an LP of African-American soldiers discussing fighting in Vietnam.
Archive interviews with those who experienced the First World War.
Francine Stock explores a fragmented world through the prism of the art it created.
A former British commander in Afghanistan examines what has been achieved by the campaign.
Is it time for the west to admit it lost the war in Afghanistan?
What is the link between fears over terrorist attacks and the Gulf War?
Exploring the legacy of the American Civil War and its impact on race relations in America
Alistair Cooke's Letter from America.
The Battle of Amiens from the point of view of those who helped to win it
Bronwen Maddox considers the prospects of lasting peace for the Iraqi people.
The stories of those who witnessed the battles of the British and German Navies in 1914.
The heartbreaking stories of Syrians living and dying in besieged cities.
What did Britain do in the American Civil War? Louise Welsh investigates.
Britain and its 'Fourth Arm of Defence' from 1920 - 1940.
Soldiers' experiences at night on the battlefields of the First World War.
China and Japan's war economies from 1920 to 1940.
Two extraordinary sisters, both WWII code-breakers, walk near Dolphinholme in Lancashire.
Louise K Wilson asks fellow artists why the Cold War is so creatively inspiring.
Kevin Le Gendre discovers how Louis Armstrong came to play jazz in communist East Germany.
Blow to Reagan as House ends aid to Nicaragua's Contras.
The "unfinished" Gulf War and the use of cruise missiles.