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.

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.

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