fix articles 54393, opium
The Secret History of Drugs (tags)
Here are some facts you probably never knew about the connection between street drugs and pharmaceutical companies.
Mexican Heroin Flood Killing Families,Governments on Both Sides of the Dry Border (tags)
If you have an opinion about the U.S. Mexican border you would probably guess there is a challenger that most residents would rather put something in their mouth rather Unfortunately
Are the United States and NATO are losing the War in Afghanistan? (tags)
In this study I will examine whether NATO and the United States have failed in their War in Afghanistan against Islamic terrorism between 2001-09. To do this I will compare their objectives against measurements of effectiveness (MOE’s) as provided by both political and military sources as prescribed by the intervening forces.
Largest drug bust in history in Afghanistan 92 tons (tags)
Most of it is turned into heroin and smuggled to markets in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The vast province is a known stronghold for the Taliban and al-Qaeda insurgency.
U.S. Afghanistan and Pakistan Alliance has stimulated the Drug Trade worldwide (tags)
According to news reports in the past financial connections between Bush Republicans and Osama bin Laden go way back and the political and economic connections have remained unbroken for 25 years. And what appears to be a "new" alliance with Pakistan is merely a new manifestation of a decades-long partnership in the drug trade.
Afghanistan Cannabis Crop Up 40 Percent (tags)
Cannabis cultivation rose 40 percent in Afghanistan this year, to 173,000 acres from 123,550 in 2006, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime estimated in its 2007 opium survey. The crop is being grown in at least 18 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, according to the survey released last month. The U.N. report singles out Balkh as a "leading example" of an opium-free province, saying other areas should follow "the model of this northern region where leadership, incentives and security have led farmers to turn their backs on opium."
U.S.-led coalition losing Afghanistan (tags)
Time to "cut and run" - Almost five years after a U.S.-led coalition attacked Afghanistan in response to the 9/11 attacks, experts warn that the country is slipping away.
The Bush Crime Familys War On America (tags)
Greetings from Afghanistan (tags)
A US military officer writes from Afghanistan
Victorious warlords set to open the opium floodgates (tags)
Ali expects the new rulers of the province to encourage him to grow as much opium as possible. 'Before the ban the government used to collect taxes on my poppies, now the warlords will collect them. We will have no problems from them,' he said.
The UN calls Northern Alliance "main opium producer" (tags)
AFP, Oct.6, 2001 story featured at the RAWA site.
Afghanistan and CIA Opium TIMELINE Worldwide. Drug war industrial complex CHARTS (tags)
An 'enemy' we love to death. Afghanistan and CIA Opium TIMELINE Worldwide. CHARTS. US prison and incarceration rate charts. The mythology of the "enemy." Milking the drug war at home and abroad. To feed the military intelligence, prison industrial complex. Riding the beast of drug war for power, prisons, and profits. Corporate control and profit by creating an enemy, utilizing its ruthlessness, and then creating the secret police, the war machine, and the prison camps to then destroy this 'enemy.'
The Case Against All Religions (tags)
Catholicism certainly sucks, but really, all religions are a roadblock to progress.