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PBS NEWSHOUR

Poetry as a Weapon of War in Afghanistan

  • Aired: 03/24/2011
  • 07:26
  • Rating: E
According to two new reports, the Taliban is defeating the United States when it comes to winning Afghans' hearts and minds with propaganda, especially through poetry. Jeffrey Brown talks to Thomas Johnson, co-author of the recent studies.
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Two studies say the Taliban is defeating the U.S. in using propaganda poetry as a weapon.
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