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Topic - John Jeffcock
A group of researchers are preparing to release an anthology of Taliban poetry, something they hope will help English-speakers better understand the men who've waged more than a decade of war against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan.
"They are written by soldiers," he said of the Taliban poetry. "While you may not agree with their cause, they go through the same anguish and pain and heartache that British soldiers would do."
he said that he'd been struck by how stark some of the war poems were.