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For the second day, U.S. forces dropped aid to a community trapped by Islamist forces. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mitchell Prothero, correspondent for McClatchy, about the latest from Irbil.
More and more hip-hop artists are rising to fame with the support and mentorship of hip-hop collectives.'s Melissa Pandika explains that if you want to be a brand, it helps to have a team.
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.
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.
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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