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Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
July 19, 2017
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
A visit to Afghan opium fields challenges the notion that the Taliban controls the lucrative trade.
Afghanistan’s Opium Trade: A Free Market of Racketeers
Poppy Production: The Taliban's Cash Cow
March 24, 2016
Poppy Production: The Taliban's Cash Cow
Kabul can win battles, but it will never win the war unless it disrupts the Taliban's major funding source: poppies.
Poppy Production: The Taliban's Cash Cow
Is Poppy Production Really Down in Afghanistan?
March 04, 2016
Is Poppy Production Really Down in Afghanistan?
Maybe, maybe not.
Is Poppy Production Really Down in Afghanistan?
The Pakistan-Afghan Nexus: The Culture of Drugs Among Pakistan’s Youth
January 07, 2016
The Pakistan-Afghan Nexus: The Culture of Drugs Among Pakistan’s Youth
A growing culture of drug trafficking and use needs strong action.
The Pakistan-Afghan Nexus: The Culture of Drugs Among Pakistan’s Youth
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
October 22, 2014
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
As U.S. and NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, poppy cultivation reaches an all-time high.
Afghanistan Poppy Cultivation at All-Time High
Pakistan: The Most Heroin-Addicted Country in the World
March 24, 2014
Pakistan: The Most Heroin-Addicted Country in the World
The rising prevalence of injecting drug users could create an HIV/AIDS crisis.
Pakistan: The Most Heroin-Addicted Country in the World
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