Conflict

Palestinian Statehood: How Will the U.S. Vote?

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

This week's anticipated Palestinian bid for statehood at the U.N. could make the U.S. the spoiler. We explore the options facing the U.S.

Joined by War: A Decade of Conflict in Afghanistan

Thursday, Sep 15, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

In this special broadcast, audiences in Kabul and Washington talk to one another about a decade of war, and we get an update on what's happening now in Afghanistan.

Helping Outsiders Understand Afghanistan

Thursday, Sep 8, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Understanding Afghanistan is no easy task. We talk with a veteran reporter who has covered the nation for three decades about its past, present and future.

The Fall of Tripoli: Washington Asks "What Comes Next?"

Monday, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:26 p.m.

The international community is expressing cautious optimism after Libyan rebels appeared to seize the capitol city of Tripoli. NATO played a critical role in the six-month conflict in North Africa. But as the United States' European allies...

Verizon on Strike

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:45 p.m.

Forty-five thousand workers at the telecom company went on strike August 7, yet Americans seem to be paying little attention to the dispute. We explore whether attitudes toward labor issues are shifting.

Famine and Religious Conflict along Africa's 10th Parallel

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

The famine currently plaguing Somalia and the Horn of Africa was triggered by a major drought. But the underlying causes are mostly man-made, the result of centuries of cultural clashes, religious competition and conflicts over scarce...

Past Meets Present: The Cold War's Legacy

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

What today's rioters in London might learn from the Cold War's legacy on Caribbean nations. How domestic and international policy and public opinions can be manipulated to win one's own advantage...

Youth Curfews

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Montgomery County is considering imposing a year-round curfew on kids under 18 as a way to address crime and gang-related violence.

"The Interrogator"

Monday, Jul 18, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

In 2002, former CIA case officer Glenn Carle led the interrogation of a Senior Al Qaeda detainee. But he soon became convinced the Agency had the wrong man...

Bahrain: Small Country, Big Ally

Monday, Jun 27, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

It's a little country that plays a large role in U.S. involvement in the Middle East. Join Kojo to learn about the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Revisiting the O.K. Corral

Thursday, Jun 23, 2011 at 1:34 p.m.

Dodge City, Saloons, Gunfights. How Doc Holliday, a Southern gentleman dentist turned cardshark, became such an enduring American image.

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.

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