Conflict

Iran's Nuclear Deal

Monday, Nov 25, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Iran has signed a historic agreement that will slow its uranium enrichment program in exchange for a loosening of international sanctions. We examine the deal and its detractors.

Joe Sacco: "The Great War"

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 1:36 p.m.

Catoonist and journalist Joe Sacco uses a single page that spans 24 feet to tell the story of the Battle of the Somme.

Bringing Peace To The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

After two years of conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the largest group of insurgents, M23, laid down their arms, offering a surprising ray of hope in the region.

What To Do About Workplace Bullying

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The allegation of bullying among Miami Dolphins players is raising questions about harassment on the job in a variety of workplaces. We look at what constitutes workplace bullying and what to do about it.

The Literature Of War

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

War and literature have long been linked. We revisit some classic works that continue to resonate today and consider the emerging hallmarks of fiction about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The U.S. And Pakistan

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

A new Amnesty International report renews the call for greater transparency in the U.S. drone policy in Pakistan and Yemen, saying drones strikes have unlawfully killed civilians, including a 14-year-old boy in one incident. The report comes as Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets with President Barack Obama this week. Kojo explores the debate over drones.

Howard Ross On Deciding Who's Essential

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

The ongoing government shutdown has left many federal employers feeling frustrated by their status. We talk about the practical and emotional implications of the shutdown.

Government Shutdown Day 2: Local Fallout

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

As the federal government shutdown entered its second day, legislators whose districts have been particularly hard hit began looking for ways to minimize the local impact.

Egyptian Court Bans Muslim Brotherhood

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 12:40 p.m.

An Egyptian court has ruled to disband the Muslim Brotherhood and to freeze all of the group’s assets. We discuss what the latest developments mean for democracy in Egypt and for its relations with the U.S.

"Miss Manners Minds Your Business:" Etiquette In The Workplace

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Whether you're a cubicle dweller or occupy a corner office, proper protocol in the office has changed drastically in recent years. Enter Miss Manners, aka Judith Martin, who takes on everything from email etiquette to office dress codes in a new book.

Broken Trust: Resettling Iraqis Left Behind After War

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 1:12 p.m.

We explore the plight of U.S.-affiliated workers in countries like Iraq and Afghanistan with Kirk Johnson, founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies, and author of the new book, "To Be a Friend is Fatal."

Weighing A Syria Strike: Lawmakers React

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo speaks with a local lawmaker about President Barack Obama's case for a military assault on Syria and how Congress will move forward given a last-minute diplomatic opening by Russia.

The Potential Impact Of American Intervention In Syria

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We explore the Syrian perspective on a potential air strike and examine the long-running conflict between opposition forces and the ruling regime.

Egypt: An Islamist Movement In Crisis

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We dissect the complex crisis enveloping the world's most influential Islamist movement, and find out what options its leaders may pursue in coming days.

Egypt In Turmoil

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

In a harsh crackdown on pro-Islamist sit-ins in Cairo, Egyptian security forces Wednesday killed dozens of protesters and the interim government declared a state of emergency. We get the latest on the rapidly changing situation.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.