Last man standing (Pt 1) - On the trail

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Episode notes

Anthony Loyd begins his investigation into the disappearance of journalist John Cantlie, who was taken by ISIS in 2012. He explores the events of a prior kidnap and asks: what compelled John to return to Syria after his first escape? 

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Hosts: Manveen Rana and Anthony Loyd, War Correspondent, The Times.

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