International

Your Turn: NFL's Abuse Turmoil, Scotland Votes, Spying on the Rise

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 at 1:20 p.m.

On the show where you set the agenda, Kojo examines the latest child and domestic abuse scandals in the NFL, the Scottish independence vote, spying and cellphones -- and anything else on your mind.

Foreign Influence and Think Tanks

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

A recent investigation by the New York Times reveals that more than a dozen of D.C.'s major think tanks receive significant funding from foreign governments. We explore the legal and ethical implications.

Reporting from El Salvador: The Unaccompanied Minors Crisis

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with WAMU 88.5 reporter Armando Trull, who traveled to El Salvador to report on the other side of the crisis posed by waves of undocumented minors migrating from Central America to the United States.

A Snapshot of Foreign Students in Local Universities

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The Washington region has long been seen as a magnet for foreign students seeking advanced degrees. But a new report reveals a more complex portrait of international students.

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

With hundreds of Central American immigrant children enrolling in school, new state-of-the-art security systems in place and a new aerospace-focused high school on line, the Prince George's County Public Schools chief talks about the school year that began last week.

"Operation Shakespeare" - Protecting U.S. Military Technology

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:27 p.m.

Kojo chats with investigative reporter John Shiffman, who unearthed the story of an elaborate sting operation designed to combat the illegal theft of American military secrets.

Expanding Drone Operations in Africa

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Yesterday, the U.S. military carried out an airstrike against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia. We explore the growing U.S. counterterrorism presence in Africa.

Journalist Safety

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

The kidnapping and beheading of freelance photojournalist James Foley by Islamic State militants in Syria is a grim reminder of the dangers facing reporters in danger zones. We consider the risks involved in covering today's international conflicts and examine how the new media landscape is affecting best practices for journalists.

Community Food: Tradition and Change at the Communal Table

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

From church basements to food festivals, community food sharing is a tradition that carries meaning far beyond fold-out tables. As neighborhood demographics change, dishes with more ethnic appeal have appeared alongside the ubiquitous...

Religious Groups Unite On Immigration

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

As the national debate continues over the fate of undocumented immigrants, all variety of faith groups are speaking with one voice for humane treatment of these people. We explore faith and views on immigration.

African Diasporas: Investment and Advocacy Across Borders

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

As heads of state converge on Washington for the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, we examine the role of local diaspora communities on the continent.

The White House's African Leaders Summit

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Heads of state from 50 African nations have been invited to a summit hosted by the White House this week. We talk about the focus on trade and investment, and consider the development and policy issues at play as the week gets under way.

Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Faced with lingering questions about medical care for volunteers, sexual assaults and even murder, the Peace Corps is pushing to address concerns and modernize its application process.

Afghanistan Special Inspector General John Sopko

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo chats with John Sopko, the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

"Zone 9" Bloggers Charged in Ethiopia

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Earlier this year, six pro-democracy bloggers, all founders of a group known as 'Zone9,' were arrested in Ethiopia along with three journalists. Last week, formal charges were filed against the group under the country's anti-terrorism law...

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