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February 18, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 3598

In Interview, Taliban Commander Reveals Details of Their Print Magazines, International Media Operations: 'We Are Also Active on Facebook and Twitter, Where We Publish News Every Day'; 'Wars Today Cannot Be Won Without the Media' - The Media is Directed At the Heart... [and] If the Heart Is Defeated, Then the Battle Is Won'

February 18, 2011
Afghanistan | Special Dispatch No. 3598

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The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban's shadow government) today published a detailed interview with Taliban commander Abdul Sattar Maiwandi, who is in charge of the Taliban's official web presence, including the website of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

The interview was translated from the Taliban's Arabic-language magazine Al-Somood and gives details of the online and print media magazines distributed internationally by the Taliban.

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