November 1st, 2012
Episode 301 of 807 episodes
Gabriel Gatehouse talks to a once-loyal Alawite pilot who ran foul of Syrian intelligence and was accused of planting bombs on military planes. Syrian refugees in Jordan tell Sahkr al Makhadhi how they fled the war zone but are now desperate to return. In Moscow, a new map marking the homes of Stalin's victims gives our correspondent Daniel Sandrof uncomfortable information about his own flat. Fact-checking is always tough, but Rana Jawad says it's especially tricky in Libya, where the rumour mill is stuck on overdrive. And David Willis explains why some Californians cough up for presidential campaigns - while others rage against the gridlock when Obama visits.
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