05/09/2013 10:23 am ET

U.S. Kicks Drug-War Habit, Makes Peace With Afghan Poppies

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ZARI, Afghanistan — Because of the poppies, the raw material for most of the world’s heroin, the list of things 1st Lt. Christopher Gackstatter and his 2nd Platoon can’t do in Sartok is far longer than the list of things they can.

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