Antiwar Radio: Leslie Lefkow

Leslie Lefkow, senior researcher and Horn of Africa team leader for Human Rights Watch’s Africa Division, discusses the recent history of conflict in Somalia, the rise of al Shabaab, the recent bombing attacks in Uganda, claimed by al Shabaab as retaliation against Uganda for participating in the African Union military force in Somalia, the humanitarian crisis, the American government’s suspension of food aid, and the blowback caused by U.S. intervention there.