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Shows featuring Leslie Lefkow

  • 147 Killed at Kenyan University, Deadliest Al-Shabab Attack Since Kenya’s 2011 Invasion of Somalia Kenya-garissa-shabaab-university-attack-1
    In Kenya, officials say at least 147 people, mostly students, were killed when al-Shabab militants stormed a university in Garissa, making it the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy. Al-Shabab militants reportedly went through the university dorms, separating Muslims from Christians and...
    April 03, 2015 | Story
  • HRW Says US Intervention Worsening Somalia Crisis Somaliaweb
    This past year, Somalis have experienced the worst violence in a decade. In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the United States is only making the crisis worse. The report states, "The United States, treating Somalia primarily as a battlefield in the global war on terror, has pursued a policy of uncritical support for transitional government and Ethiopian actions, and the resulting...
    December 24, 2008 | Story