February 10, 2013 Sufi Islam is a small sect that is not politically active. And yet Sufi shrines have been repeatedly targeted by radical groups during upheavals in North Africa and elsewhere.
February 4, 2013 The West African nation of Mali has a rich musical heritage, and Islamic extremists there have been trying to destroy it. Singer Angelique Kidjo says the conflict in Mali reminds her of a crackdown by a Communist regime in her native Benin — which led her into exile. But Kidjo tells host Michel Martin the power of music will always triumph.