Across Afghanistan, U.S. and NATO troops are working to improve the lives of the Afghan people. Projects -- including agricultural outreach, a new railroad and more -- are classic elements of a counterinsurgency military strategy. The idea is that winning the hearts of the people will turn them against the enemy. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Rachel Martin, who says some Afghans are at best indifferent to the good works of the American troops.
The Battle For Afghan Hearts And Minds
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