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Afghanistan

Afghan Opium Boom Breaks Record Again

The opium business in Afghanistan has only become more bustling and more popular. See the latest statistics from the United Nations reports about poppy cultivation in the war-torn country.

Afghanistan: US Military Cannot Stop Heroin Production

Despite a $7.5 billion effort on behalf of the United States to stop Afghanistan’s heroin market, a recent US Report indicates that the Islamic nation has risen above American invasions in the name of the war on drugs and increased their opium farm lands by nearly 4...

Golden Triangle Opium Boom

The UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in its newly released annual Southeast Asia Opium Survey (PDF) finds that opium production in Burma continued to increase in 2013 -- up 26% to an estimated 870 metric tons. This is the highest amount since the UN began keeping trac...

Persian Gulf Militarized By Drug War

 In addition to a show-down over a global oil outlet, the Gulf has seen escalating militarization in the guise of narcotics enforcement.

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