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China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
August 16, 2017
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
Despite friction elsewhere, in the War on Drugs Beijing and Washington are on the same side.
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
How Opium Fuels the Taliban’s War Machine in Afghanistan
October 28, 2016
How Opium Fuels the Taliban’s War Machine in Afghanistan
There can be no victory over the insurgency unless narcotics are brought into the war agenda in Afghanistan.
How Opium Fuels the Taliban’s War Machine in Afghanistan
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?
A Solution for Afghanistan’s Opium Crisis?
December 02, 2014
A Solution for Afghanistan’s Opium Crisis?
Efforts to eradicate the country’s opium production have failed. Time for a new solution.
A Solution for Afghanistan’s Opium Crisis?
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
November 24, 2014
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
A UN initiative is trying to replace poppy cultivation with coffee in Myanmar.
Can Coffee Replace Opium in Southern Shan State?
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
September 24, 2014
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
Now that a power-sharing deal has been done, these are the most urgent tasks for the new government.
10 Priorities for Afghanistan’s New President
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
June 21, 2013
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
Despite the unrest in Syria, Afghanistan is the source for 25% of the world’s refugees, with Pakistan and Iran hosting 95% of them.
Afghanistan Remains Epicenter of Refugee Problem
Burma's Opium Addiction
November 03, 2011
Burma's Opium Addiction
A rights group issues a disturbing report on the opium industry in one Burma state. The junta has to act.
Burma's Opium Addiction
Asia’s Opium Resurgence
February 22, 2011
Asia’s Opium Resurgence
Southeast Asia’s Golden Triangle has seen a jump in opium production. Will Laos ever be allowed to cash-in legally on its booming crop?
Asia’s Opium Resurgence
October 22, 2009
Afghanistan Opium Report & Drug Therapist Mao
Afghanistan Opium Report & Drug Therapist Mao
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