Fighting Al-Shabab in Somalia and the "godfather of exotica" music

October 9, 2013

(AP/ Rukmini Callimachi)
A recent attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya was carried out by members of the Al-Shabab terrorist organization.

Ahmed Samatar, James Wallace Professor of International Studies at Macalester College, weighs in on the United States' latest raids on terrorist targets in North Africa. Plus, we take a listen to music of Karla Pundit, who pays homage to exotica.