Conflict

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.

Reviving Middle East Peace Talks

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Kojo explores the art of international negotiation and finds out what could set the newly launched Middle East peace talks apart from past failed attempts.

A Spectrum Of Management Styles With Howard Ross

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 1:22 p.m.

Whether you're a boss or employee, the management style and structure at your workplace affects your job and how you do it. We talk about trends in management and leadership with Howard Ross.

Unconscious Bias And Debates About Race

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:29 p.m.

Social science research says we all carry unconscious bias that affects how we react to people different from us, in settings from medicine to criminal justice.

The "Fixers" Behind International Journalism

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with American journalists who reported from the front lines in Iraq and from the rubble in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake -- and with the fixers who helped them do their jobs.

Aggression And Bullying At Home

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Bullying in schools and online has received a lot of attention over the last few years, with educators, safety advocates and media attention focusing in on the issue. A little explored piece of the problem, aggression among siblings, is just starting to get attention.

Obama Travels To Africa

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

As President Barack Obama travels to Africa, we explore issues on the agenda, including counter-terrorism, human rights and economic development.

Government Contractors And Security Clearance

Monday, Jun 10, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

The Guardian revealed the identity of the source behind the recent NSA leak at his request over the weekend. The disclosure of Edward Snowden's identity is renewing questions about the growth of contractors within the government and whether they're relied on too heavily in the field of national security.

A New Era In Prosecuting Crimes Against Humanity?

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 at 1:23 p.m.

With the trial of Gen. Jose Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemala became the first country to try a former leader domestically for genocide.

A Literary Glimpse Into Chechnya

Monday, May 13, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.

When author Anthony Marra became interested in Chechnya, he realized there was no Western fiction rooted in the region -- something he set out to change. We talk with Marra, a D.C. native, about his debut novel, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena."

Mark Mazzetti: "The Way of the Knife"

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 1:20 p.m.

The mission of the CIA and its role in national security has been a subject of debate from the earliest days of the clandestine agency. Reporter Mark Mazzetti gives us a look at some of the personalities shaping the agency as it faces questions about controversial tactics.

Conflict On The Korean Peninsula

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Last week, North Korea declared its 1953 armistice agreement with South Korea invalid. We get an update on the latest crisis on the Korean peninsula.

Kenya's Elections

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kenyans went to the polls yesterday in a tense presidential election that could erupt in violence.

Drawing Down Troops From Afghanistan

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We get an update on the announcement that American forces will withdraw 34,000 troops from Afghanistan by January 2014.

The Role Of Diplomats In The 21st Century

Monday, Feb 11, 2013 at 1:20 p.m.

After the death of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens in Libya, there's new focus on what it means to be a diplomat in a dangerous world. Kojo explores the role diplomacy plays in American foreign policy.

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