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Shows featuring K'naan

  • Somali-Canadian Rapper K’naan on Journey from Civil War Refugee to Global Hip-Hop Artist Knaan1-web
    As Secretary Hillary Clinton meets with Somali President Sheikh Ahmed Sharif today, we turn to a different voice from the war-ravaged country of Somalia. K’naan is a Somali-Canadian hip-hop artist who moved away at a young age to escape the civil war that had engulfed his country. We speak to K’naan about on his life, his music, and the impact of U.S. policy in Somalia. [includes...
    August 06, 2009 | Story
  • President-Elect Obama and the Future of US Foreign Policy: A Roundtable Discussion Obamaforeignpolicywebnew
    Congratulations pour in from around the world for President-elect Barack Obama after his historic victory Tuesday night. But what are Obama’s foreign policy positions, and what are the concerns for those living in countries at the target end of US foreign policy? We host a roundtable discussion with filmmaker and investigative journalist John Pilger in Britain, Columbia University...
    November 06, 2008 | Story