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Politics

Afghanistan's 'radio war'

The United States government is mounting a counter-propaganda offensive in Afghanistan to combat the Taliban's media successes. Journalist Douglas Wissing reports on the ?radio war? raging in eastern Afghanistan.

Politics

Kim Jong Il, 'fashion icon'

A North Korean website says the ?Dear Leader? began a global fashion trend with his zippered jumpsuits. Many North Koreans believe it. North Korea watcher and author Barbara Demick explains how authorities there have mastered the art of propaganda.

Lifestyle & Belief

Geo answer

Somalia's Islamist insurgents have ordered a number of radio stations throughout the country to stop playing music. The BBC's Mohammed Olad Hassan is in Mogadishu ? and Mogadishu is one of the answers to our geo quiz today.