A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Farah - Afghanistan's Wild West
With the departure of international troops from Farah province the Taliban and other insurgent and criminal groups are consolidating their control. The drug trade has picked up significantly and Afghan government control of much of the province has eroded. Read more in "Awash in opium, Afghan 'wild west' slips from Kabul's grasp", DNA India, February 18, 2015.