UK Times: Ruined Poppy Farmers Join Ranks With Taleban

Posted on Friday, March 02 at 15:40 by bracewell
Poppy eradication is a double-edged sword. Afghanistan provides nine out of every ten grams of heroin sold on the streets of Britain, and officials are determined to stamp out poppy growth. Yet a successful campaign would leave many unemployed as potential recruits for the Taleban.

Ruined poppy farmers join ranks with the Taleban

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