WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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America's Raids In Africa And Counterterrorism Strategy

American forces this weekend conducted raids in Libya and Somalia on targets affiliated with the terrorist group al-Qaeda. The Libyan operation resulted in the capture of Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, who has been wanted for decades for his alleged role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. Join Kojo as he explores what the results of the operations say about America's shifting strategies against terrorism and the evolving nature of terrorist groups around the world.

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A Biography Of Your Cubicle: How This Became The Modern Workplace

The office has long been seen as a symbol of boredom: It's a killer of spirits, a destroyer of spontaneity. But reviewer Rosecrans Baldwin says a new book brings out its entertaining side.
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California Farmers Finagle A Fig For All Seasons

Two growers are competing to harvest fresh figs earlier and earlier in hopes of transforming the industry for year-round production. But some fig lovers say they can hold out for summer fruit.
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Report Decries A Cozy Relationship Shared By DHS And Watchdog

A Senate panel released a report Thursday that criticizes the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. It accuses him of repeatedly compromising his independence.
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Rural Hospitals Weigh Independence Against Need For Computer Help

Hospitals in out-of-the-way places are making trade-offs as they adopt electronic medical records. Some are joining larger health systems, while others are searching for ways to go it alone.

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