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Winning Afghanistan, in war and peace

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In pos/world/ War II Austria, as American and Soviet occupation forces fought for "hearts and minds," one shrewd U.S. intelligence analyst figured out how to get what he needed -- with benefits. He befriended one of Vienna's best-known opera stars, someone who knew everyone and everything. In exchange for a few sausages from the government mess, he was happy to pass along the very best of...

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