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ON THE LINE: ISIL: Past, Present & Futurei
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June 27, 2014 3:00 AM
The militant group ISIL is so brutal that even Al-Qaeda renounced it. ISIL shocked the world with its blitzkrieg in Iraq this month, taking over the second largest Iraqi city Mosul, with minimum effort. What is ISIL? What does it want? How did it become so powerful? And, what does it mean for the future of global Jihadi organisations? Find out next, On the Line.

ON THE LINE: ISIL: Past, Present & Future

Published June 26, 2014

The militant group ISIL is so brutal that even Al-Qaeda renounced it. ISIL shocked the world with its blitzkrieg in Iraq this month, taking over the second largest Iraqi city Mosul, with minimum effort. What is ISIL? What does it want? How did it become so powerful? And, what does it mean for the future of global Jihadi organisations? Find out next, On the Line.

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#ObamainKenya
President Barack Obama is set to make his fourth trip as the nation's leader to Africa, where he will visit his father's homeland of Kenya, attend a global entrepreneurship summit in Nairobi, and meet with regional leaders at the African Union in Ethiopia. On this week’s HashtagVOA, Cal Perry talks with Kenyan media and entrepreneurs about the importance of the visit.
GUESTS
Kamakei Sangiriaki: YALI Fellow, Williamsburg, VA
Joy Doreen Biira: Anchor,  Kenya Television Network, Nairobi
Salim Amin: Host - The Scoop, A24 Media, Nairobi