Analysis Extra: The Edge 14 Apr 1504/14/15
Is the West losing its military edge? Mark Urban investigates whether the US and its allies are losing superiority as they cut defence spending while rivals increase theirs.
Analysis Extra: Company vs Country
Michael Robinson asks what lies behind the boom in companies suing governments.
Analysis: Two Nation Britain/Cosmopolitan 23 Mar 2015
Jeremy Cliffe asks if our real political divide is between those who feel comfortable in liberal, diverse, urban Britain and those who do not – the cosmopolitans vs the rest.
Analysis: Caring in the New Old Age 16 March 2015
Does the care system enable older people to live fulfilling lives? Sonia Sodha examines whether it is time to rethink how we care for older people.
Analysis: The End of Development 09 March 2015
In a lecture at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, anthropologist Professor Henrietta Moore argues that development is an outmoded concept.
Analysis: When robots steal our jobs 02 Mar 2015
Technology has been replacing manufacturing jobs for years. Now it has white-collar jobs in its sights. David Baker asks what we will do if robots take over the workplace?
Analysis: Artificial Intelligence 23 Feb 2015
Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has joined Professor Stephen Hawking in warning that AI could spell the end of the human race. Should we fear super-intelligent machines?
Analysis: Downward Social Mobility 16 Feb 2015
Social mobility is a good thing – right? But movement can go in both directions. Jo Fidgen explores the implications of downward social mobility.
Analysis: You Can't Say That 09 Feb 2015
Does free speech include a right to cause offence? Edward Stourton joins speaks historians, theologians and philosophers to explore the outer limits of free expression.
Analysis: Referendum Conundrums 02 Feb 2015
Scotland last year showed how dramatic referendums can be. So what would an in-out vote on the EU be like? Chris Bowlby hears about fears, hopes - and plans already underway.
Analysis: Maskirovka 26 Jan 2015
Lucy Ash explores the Russian military strategy of deception - maskirovka - from its use against invading Mongols in the 14th Century to the current crisis in Ukraine.
Analysis Extra: Correspondents Look Ahead 02 Jan 15
Mark Mardell forecasts how the world could change in 2015, aided by top BBC journalists Lyse Doucet, Carrie Gracie, Kamal Ahmed and Bridget Kendall.
Terror and the Oxygen of Publicity 23 Dec 2014
Gordon Corera, the BBC Security Correspondent, examines how terrorists use the oxygen of publicity, how governments attempt to starve them of it, and the media response.
Analysis: Precedents or Principles 17 Nov 2014
"I always buy this type of coffee." But is that decision one of principle -or just because you buy it each day? Nick Chater asks which matters more to us: precedent or principles?
Analysis: Conservative Muslims, Liberal Britain 10 Nov 2014
In the wake of the Trojan horse affair in Birmingham schools, David Goodhart asks whether Britain's socially conservative Muslims can ever integrate into liberal Britain.
Analysis: Just Culture 03 Nov 2014
Businesswoman & writer, Margaret Heffernan examines the condition of 'Wilful blindness' - a legal term used in the Enron scandal - and asks whether the cure could be a Just Culture.
Analysis: Inside Welfare Reform 27 Oct 2014
How well has the government implemented its controversial welfare reforms? Have they been a vital check to a system spiralling out of control or - as some say - close to a fiasco?
Analysis: The Idea of the Caliphate 20 Oct 2014
What is a caliphate? What ideals does such an Islamic state embody - and how could or should it be implemented? Analysis consults a range of voices to explore how the concept has evolved and has been expressed over the centuries. Edward Stourton talks...
Analysis: Meet the Family 13 Oct 2014
Politicians love talking about families. But, asks Jo Fidgen, do they understand modern family life? And how far can or should the state change the way families live?
Analysis: Peston and the House of Debt 06 Oct 2014
Robert Peston tests the arguments made by the authors of a new book who claim the financial crisis was caused by exploding household debt - not by the banks. But are they right?
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