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Drug War Afghanistan

Iran Fights Drug Smuggling At Borders

The New York Times | Posted 10.12.2012 | World

HIRMAN, Iran — Sitting next to the half-open door of a Russian-made Mi-17 transport helicopter, the general who leads the Islamic Republic’s antin...

Why Washington's War on Drugs in Afghanistan Isn't Working

Jonathan Marshall | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Jonathan Marshall

2012-08-27-scblog.png It's time to turn conventional wisdom upside down. Fighting drugs is not a precondition for security. On the contrary, security is a necessary condition for curbing drugs.

Afghanistan Elections Could Hinge On Provincial Poppy Production

The Washington Post | Pamela Constable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan -- The economic fortunes of Badakhshan province, a remote and wildly beautiful corner of far northeastern Afghanistan, have rise...