Department of Uh-Oh, a continuing series

The Taliban has found a way to recruit fighters that is less about
winning hearts and minds and more about the enduring appeal of cold
hard cash.

They are paying fighters up to $12 (£6.50) a day to
fight the fledgling Afghan National Army, which pays only $4 a day to
its soldiers in the field, according to military officials.

Here is the story.


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