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Airstrikes against the Islamic State have become a primary weapon of the U.S. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Douglas Ollivant of the New America Foundation about their efficacy.
North Korea has a notorious reputation. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Anna Fifield of The Washington Post about her recent reporting trip to North Korea and what she was able to see.
A Twitter user in Saudi Arabia has been exposing the lavish lifestyles of royals, bad military deals and other offenses in the kingdom. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Ozy.com writer Laura Secorun Palet about her coverage of the leaks.
The NFL season kicked off this week with a surprising number of players already suspended, often for activity off the field. A Martinez from member station KPCC joins NPR's Arun Rath to discuss the penalties.
A collection of memorable interviews with the comedy queen, Joan Rivers, who passed away this week at the age of 81.
Fiona Maye holds the power of life and death in her hands. She's a family court judge at the center of Ian McEwan's new novel. NPR's Scott Simon talks to McEwan about his book, The Children Act.