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What techniques do modern-day dictators use to control protestors? Hari Sreenivasan and Slate editor William Dobson discuss Dobson's new book, "The Dictator's Learning Curve," a portrait of how today's dictators are confronting and controlling democracy activists.

In other news Monday, a Texas-based U.S. Air Force instructor went on trial, facing charges of rape and sexual assault of female recruits. Also, fighting in Syria's capital, Damascus, intensified as government tanks, troops and helicopters battled rebels in three…

Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports from the border of South Sudan on a flood of refugees who fled to escaped the violence, only to encounter grim conditions in camps on the Sudanese border.

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