A Standoff In Kenya And Terrorism Around The World

A Standoff In Kenya And Terrorism Around The World

Kojo explores the impact of the rapidly developing standoff in Nairobi, Kenya, -- and what it means for efforts to combat terrorism in East Africa and around the world.

Kenya is reeling from its deadliest terrorist attack in more than a decade. Operations are still ongoing to end the standoff at a luxury mall in Nairobi, Kenya, where there are already nearly 70 confirmed deaths. Kojo explores what questions the attack has prompted about the militant group claiming responsiblity -- and what it means for the security of the region and the rest of the world.


Jennifer Cooke

Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Daniel Benjamin

Norman E. McCulloch Jr. Director of the John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College; Former Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. State Department

Nicholas Kulish

Reporter, The New York Times

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