with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich

Investigating a strange world.

  • The Other Latif: Episode 4

    Feb 25, 2020
    Latif investigates Abdul Latif’s classified time in Afghanistan, and amidst the explosions and rubble, finds a jailhouse interview that changes how he sees his namesake.
  • The Other Latif: Episode 3

    Feb 18, 2020
    Abdul Latif Nasser gets a job working on a sunflower farm in Sudan.  What on earth could be suspicious about that?
  • The Other Latif: Episode 2

    Feb 11, 2020
    Latif travels to Morocco to trace his namesake's possible onramp into extremism and is surprised by what he finds.
  • The Other Latif: Episode 1

    Feb 4, 2020
    Radiolab’s Latif Nasser is stunned to find he shares his name with detainee 244 at Guantanamo Bay. This man was cleared to leave Gitmo in 2016, so why is he still stuck there?
  • The Bobbys

    Jan 31, 2020
    An award show you’ve never heard of before.
  • Body Count

    Jan 24, 2020
    When you run the math, who comes out on top, the living or the dead?
  • 60 Words

    Jan 7, 2020
    How one sentence -- just 60 words written in the hours after the September 11 attacks -- became the legal foundation for the "war on terror."
  • Man Against Horse

    Dec 28, 2019
    An exploration into our very beginnings, of the first strides we took to become us. 
  • There and Back Again

    Dec 18, 2019
    In 1822 a stork that got speared like a kabob helped baffled scientists answer a thousand-year-old question. Of course that lead to another question, then another, then another ...