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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'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.
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Florida Says Its Fruits, Vegetables Are Safe From Invasive Fruit Fly

Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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The Senate Battle That Looms For Scalia's Replacement

NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

A Facebook board member lambasted a decision by regulators in India, the social network's second-largest market. He thereby sparked new scrutiny of Facebook's intentions in that country.

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