Mehdi Hasan challenges the Blackwater founder on his firm's role in Iraq and his new plan to privatise the Afghan war.
Steven Pinker argues global poverty is declining, but is he right? And Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox talk racism in the UK.
We debate the extent of reforms in Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the war in Yemen.
We ask if al-Assad and his allies can claim victory in Syria, and author Johann Hari discusses depression.
Fifteen years since the invasion of Iraq, we ask retired US Brig Gen Mark Kimmitt about war crimes and the war's legacy.
We challenge the Houthi-backed Yemeni FM Hisham Sharaf, and speak to Francis Fukuyama about 'identity politics'.
The mysterious killing of Fathi Shaqaqi, the founder of the armed Palestinian group Islamic Jihad.
A Palestinian man stubbornly refuses to sell his Hebron home to Israeli buyers at any price.
Who are the Kurds and how did their bid for independence in Iraq appear to fail after such a resounding 'yes' vote?