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When the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, CDs and DVDs were forbidden. Now the Taliban are trying to attract recruits and supporters by making their own CDs. Here an Afghan man arranges DVDs for sale in the southern city of Kandahar in 2008. Musadeq Sadeq/AP hide caption

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