Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Three unwise men: The War on Drugs and Terror and Culture

"The report, 'Afghanistan Opium

Survey 2015', by Afghanistan Ministry of

CounterNarcotics and

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

put opium production

in 2015 at

3,300 tons,

a drop of 48% from

the 2014 level of

6,400 tons.

But 3,300 tons is still enough

to feed a substantial

number of opiate addicts

across the globe.

The report estimates that about

180 tons of export quality heroin

was potentially sent out

of Afghanistan

in 2015."

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