Terrorism

Want to Hurt the Taliban? Legalize Opium in Afghanistan

“According to a recently released report by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), opium production in Afghanistan has risen by 43% in the last year. The country’s drug trade employs some 2.9 million people—12% of the Afghan population—and generates approximately $68 billion in revenue a year.”

Source: Want to Hurt the Taliban? Legalize Opium in Afghanistan – Defense One

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