Civilian Shoppers and the Bloodbath in Kenya

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Soldiers in Kenya say they've taken control of Nairobi's Westgate shopping center after three days of killings and hostage-taking. At least 62 are said to be dead and almost 200 injured, including 5 Americans. The attackers are from al-Shabab, an Islamist militant group from Somalia. We hear from Nairobi and look at the targeting of civilians elsewhere in Africa and other parts of the world.

Credits

Guests:
Sudarsan Raghavan - Washington Post - @africawriter, Jeffrey Gettleman - New York Times - @gettleman, Daniel Benjamin - Dartmouth College - @dartmouthdickey

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Anna Scott