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Afghanistan expecting record opium crop

15.04.2013 13:02

Illegal poppy cultivation in Afghanistan is expected to reach a record high this year. As NATO troops withdraw and the international aid effort winds down, the country’s economy is set to shrink, making other legal crops less attractive.

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Colin Shorey 20.09.2013 17:46

No drop in international trade then?

Anonymous user 09.07.2013 12:41

US guilty of Drone killing War Crime Pakistan Court Ruled. NO passage on pakistan soil to US Troops


Last Breath 17.04.2013 15:49

nato soldier ....well done :P
yellow media.

Anonymous user 17.04.2013 13:55

usa went into afghanistan for their opium, they killed the people and raped the land.

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 19:39

So ridiculous, is Karzai going to have order forms on the Internet, so the Lobbyists get their cut??

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 19:06

Dope Inc is run by Jesuits through the HOUSE OF BOURBON via The Worshipful Company of Apothecaries

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 10:05

The Anglo war on Islam is even more interesting, it looks like it is being paid by Russian addicts.

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 10:04

Joke is that created American addicts paid for Vietnam war, California addicts paid for Contra war.

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 10:01

By association of news, one can imply that this is going to be a bumper crop of opium for MI6/CIA

Anonymous user 16.04.2013 09:59

I also remember Reagan and CIA Oliver North in the news about transporting dope during contra war.

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