Conflict

A Draw Down in Afghanistan

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

President Obama is expected to outline his strategy for a draw-down in Afghanistan in a speech to the nation tomorrow evening. We explore Afghan and American views on where the relationship is headed.

China's Involvement in Libya

Monday, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

We look at what China's stepped-up foreign policy role in Libya means for this strategic region.

BRAC: Moving and Shaking in Virginia

Monday, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Our series on military base realignment in the Washington region continues with a look at Northern Virginia.

Instability in Sudan and the Horn of Africa

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

In Somalia, security forces recently killed a top Al-Qaeda leader in the region. In Sudan, military tensions have regional observers worried about a return to civil war in that country's Southern region. We explore Washington's delicate balancing act in the Horn of Africa.

Hacking and Internet Security

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Two serious Internet breaches over the weekend highlighted the ongoing issue of securing online information. The website of PBS was hijacked by a group of "hacktivists" aiming to critique PBS's news coverage. Meanwhile, defense contractor...

Arrest of Ratko Mladic

Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic was indicted by the International War Crime Tribunal in 1995. He was accused of, among other things, genocide against thousands of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica. Arrested this morning...

Hotel Room Journalism

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Sky News reporter Mark Stone managed to report a story that contradicted official reports about civilians and imams killed in a NATO airstrike in Libya---all without leaving his hotel room.

"Ruined" - A Play

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 1:28 p.m.

We talk with the creative forces behind a prize-winning play about women in war-torn Congo.

Collaborative Divorce

Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Divorce is painful, but some say it doesn't have to leave emotional scars.

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 12:40 p.m.

Kojo chats with the former Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Guterres, a man now responsible for helping hundreds of thousands of displaced people around the world.

Rules of War: Targeted Assassinations

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Should NATO's bombing of Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi's compound be considered a 'targeted assissination' in violation of international law? We find out.

Daily Challenges for Resettled Refugees

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Refugees who resettle in the U.S. from war zones like Iraq face hurdles doing basic things that most of us take for granted. From finding a job to setting up cable TV service, navigating daily life can often seem overwhelming for...

Ivory Coast and Democracy in Africa

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

What the capture of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo means for the spread of democracy in Africa and the role of international intervention.

Resettling Vulnerable Iraqis

Monday, Apr 11, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Iraqis who worked US entities during the war often find themselves targets of violence. Yet a U.S. program designed to allow 5000 refugees annually resettle in America has helped only a tiny percentage of them, and many have been stuck in visa limbo for more than 5 years.

Combatting Crime With The Community

Thursday, Apr 7, 2011 at 12:47 p.m.

We explore the effectiveness of "neighborhood watch" programs as crime-fighting tools.

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