THE WORLDPOST
09/27/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Marshal Fahim, Likely To Become Next VP Of Afghanistan, Accused Of Involvement In Drug Trafficking

WASHINGTON It was a heated debate during the Bush administration: What to do about evidence that Afghanistan's powerful defense minister was involved in drug trafficking? Officials from the time say they needed him to help run the troubled country. So the answer, in the end: look the other way.

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