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New media plan to combat Taleban

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posted on Oct, 10 2008 @ 12:04 AM
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New media plan to combat Taleban


news.bbc.co.uk

A radical new plan is being considered by the UK government to counter growing Taleban propaganda in Afghanistan, the BBC has learned.

The programme involves using new media like mobile phones and the internet to empower ordinary Afghans to contradict the prevailing Taleban message.
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posted on Oct, 10 2008 @ 12:04 AM
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I don't know how well the mobile coverage is and how easy it would be to get Internet access. Or how are they figuring on collecting video that's been filmed? What about power to recharge the mobile phones? Aren't a lot of these villages in secluded areas or way out in the middle of nowhere?

If the plan works then at least the world could see what is really going on instead of the Taleban showing everyone their own version.


news.bbc.co.uk
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