opium Read Now How Opium Cartels Are Derailing Afghanistan's Reconstruction by Ben Makuch · 2 months ago The latest government watchdog report says the opium trade is a major threat to Afghan reconstruction. Read Now How Afghanistan's Opium Trade Survived a $7.6 Billion Assault by Jason Koebler · 3 months ago The War on Terror's War on Drugs has been a massive failure. Read Now Afghanistan's Opium Problem Won't Get Any Better This Year by Brian Anderson · 1 year ago "It is widely thought that every drug organization supports or works with insurgents in Afghanistan," said one official. Read Now Afghanistan Is the World's Newest Full-Blown Narco State by Brian Anderson · 1 year ago Not like that should surprise anyone. But the latest numbers from the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime really hammer it home. Read Now The UN Says Afghanistan Is Becoming a "Full-Fledged Narco-State" by Meghan Neal · 1 year ago The US-backed regime, the country's economic stability, law enforcement, and terrorist insurgents are all tangled up in the illegal drug trade. Read Now The US Leaving Afghanistan Means More Heroin in Russia by Derek Mead · 1 year ago Replacing the terror war with the drug war is going to be a rather difficult task. Read Now Afghanistan's Opium Poppy Harvest Is Booming by Brian Anderson · 2 years ago When NATO alliance forces roll out of Afghanistan in 2014, the fogs of another war could continue billowing out from the country’s southern and western provinces. Read Now South East Asia's Opium Poppy Harvest Just Got a Shot in the Arm by Ben Richmond · 3 years ago The international war on drugs continues to rage, with opium poppies extending a slow but steady comeback trend dating back to 2006. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime "reports":http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2012/January/afg… Connect To Motherboard Most Popular 4chan Founder Chris ‘Moot’ Poole Retires at 26 The Best Things SkyMall Ever Sold This Battery Has Lasted 175 Years and No One Knows How Silk Road Journal Found on Ulbricht's Laptop: 'Everyone Knows Too Much' Illinois Says Rule-Breaking Students Must Give Teachers Their Facebook Passwords Is 'SimCity' Homelessness a Bug or a Feature?