US mulls jamming Taliban’s FM radio, website links to blunt ‘psychological’ edge

April 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Washington, Apr.16 (ANI): The United States is planning to jam all the radio and website links of the Taliban, the two most famous tools which the insurgents use to plan attacks, and broadcast their threat and diktat.

According to The News, the Pentagon is working to jam the Taliban’s illegal FM radio frequencies in Pakistan’s ungoverned tribal areas along the Afghan border.

The US officials are also chalking out a programme to block those Pakistani websites and chatrooms which are being used by the extremists to provoke young people to join the war against US, and also to justify their terror acts.

Officials believe that it is very necessary to take substantial steps to contain the ‘psychological operations’ of the extremists.

They said that the psychological operations were a necessary part of reversing the deterioration of stability in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. (ANI)

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