On TV, an Afghan Unit Tackles the Taliban

An interesting example of “Soft Power”:

” Eagle Four” is a popular new police show on Tolo TV here, financed largely by American Embassy “public diplomacy” money in an effort to raise the esteem in which Afghans hold their much-maligned police force.”

Read more at:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/world/asia/21kabul.html?_r=1

Definition of “Soft Power”:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_power

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