A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Afghan Drug War
A recent news report says that attempts to eradicate opium in Afghanistan merely helped the Taliban. The article contends that more than $12 billion was spent on the anti-drug effort and that the anti-drug program attained counterproductive results. Read more in Abigail Hall's article entitled "The Drug War Failed in Afghanistan Too", U.S. New & World Report, July 20, 2015.