The BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2007.
The first programme will show how rapidly the shock wave of the credit crunch is spreading and why it is now moving far beyond the sub-prime homeowners where it began.
Assignment - Blackwater
There are now as many private security contractors in Iraq as there are US soldiers. To whom are they accountable when things go wrong? Steve Evans reports on the most controversial contractor, Blackwater, which has been criticised by the Iraqi government, American politicians and its own employees.
Quest for a Cure
Peter Day reports on whether the US Food and Drug Administration will licence the HIV/AIDS drug Maraviroc.
Global Account - Part 4
Allan Urry investigates links between the Pentagon, politicians and weapons manufacturers.
Assignment - Inside Uzbekistan
Since the Uzbek government put down an uprising in Andijan in 2005, the country has become more and more isolated from the west. But ahead of the country’s first Presidential election since 2000, our Central Asia correspondent Natalia Antelava made a secret trip across the state, recording her impressions.
Press for Freedom - part three
Building democracy: What is the role of radio in building democracy? In Papua, a new radio station is being installed as part of Indonesia's 68H network. 68H has introduced electricity by building a dam to power the station in the village. How did 68H get around censorship under Suharto? And why is radio such a key player in building civil society?