Taliban victory in the propaganda war

For those of us old enough to have such recollections, a typical image broadcast during the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan was that of heavily-armed mujahedeen standing atop disabled Soviet armoured vehicles.

US DoD Photo: Sgt. Matthew Moeller
American soldiers patrol the Korengal Valley.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 04/28/2010 12:00 am EDT

For those of us old enough to have such recollections, a typical image broadcast during the Soviet Union's occupation of Afghanistan was that of heavily-armed mujahedeen standing atop disabled Soviet armoured vehicles.

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