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Okinawans Protest Deployment Of U.S. Osprey

Opponents say the vertical takeoff Osprey has a poor safety record and poses a danger to inhabitants of the densely populated Japanese island. Its arrival has sparked protests and reignited Okinawans' long-simmering resentment of America's military presence there.
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Uruguay's Drugs Policy: Regulating Market For Pot

The tiny South American nation is going where few nations have gone before: It has proposed a law that would put the state in charge of producing and selling marijuana. Officials say that if pot were legal, they could spend more time cracking down on hard drugs.
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India's Influential Journalist

Acclaimed novelist and muckraking journalist Tarun Tejpal joins Kojo to talk about corruption and the complexity of life in India.

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A Cloudy Future For The War In Afghanistan

As violence ramps up in Afghanistan, U.S. officials signal plans to scale back ambitious plans for a peace deal with the Taliban.

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