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February 13, 2012

The Winter Of The Arab Spring

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Today Dick talks with people in three key countries involved in the series of Arab uprising in 2011-2012 and hears about the costs and future hopes.

We begin with a conversation with a former Syrian soldier who defected from the army because he did not want to kill civilians. Dicks speaks with Mohammed Ismael about the decision to leave and how he was shot in the process. He hopes to join the rebel army now fighting the government.

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