THE WORLDPOST
03/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Taliban Overhaul Image, Distance Themselves From Al Qaeda

KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban have embarked on a sophisticated information war, using modern media tools as well as some old-fashioned ones, to soften their image and win favor with local Afghans as they try to counter the Americans' new campaign to win Afghan hearts and minds.

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