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On Thursday, President Obama became the fourth U.S. president in a row to initiate military strikes in Iraq. NPR's Arun Rath reflects on 23 years of on and off airstrikes in the country.
Fears that the militant Sunni group would advance on the capital have receded, but communities close to the city remain nervous and armed. NPR's Arun Rath talks to The Guardian's Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, who was recently embedded with Iraqi Shiite militias around Baghdad.
Who could investigate such allegations, and with what consequences? NPR's Arun Rath puts those questions to Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former head prosecutor for the International Criminal Court.
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Their hopes for peace dashed, Palestinians in Gaza are returning to UN shelters — despite the discomfort and uncertain safety — as fighting between Hamas and Israel resumes.
Christopher Denny's music can be described as Arkansas soul. He talks with NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro about a new album that fuses rock, folk and gospel, called If the Roses Don't Kill Us.