Vulnerable US weapons, Indonesia limits foreign aid and suing Harvard over race

October 12, 2018

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A man is shown throwing a piece of wood from the ruins of a house in in Palu, Indonesia.

A man salvages wood from the ruins of a house in the Petobo neighborhood which was hit by an earthquake and liquefaction in Palu, Indonesia.


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Today, we look at hacking vulnerabilities in US weapon systems: Next-generation weapons being developed by the Department of Defense are highly vulnerable to cyberattacks. Plus, the complicated challenges surrounding foreign disaster relief. And, Harvard University is accused of discriminating Asian Americans — and the trial starts on Monday.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Song: ekki hugsa
Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.
Artist: Thor & Friends
Label: LM Dupli-cation
Song: Sika Blawa
Artist: Afroelectro
Label: Jazz & Milk
Song: Shut Em Down
Artist: Brownout
Label: Fat Beats Records

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