British Army Told to Bribe Taliban with 'Bags of Gold'

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Unemployed or under-employed young men are being recruited by the Taliban for about 6£ ($10) a day in Afghanistan. Britain's new counter-insurgency manual tells officers to talk to leaders with "blood on their hands" and buy off potential recruits with "bags of gold," while not being "over-generous." That's according to Michael Evans, Defense Editor for The Times newspaper in London.

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Guest:
Michael Evans - Defense Editor for The Times of London

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Frances Anderton