AS IT STANDS My name is Dave Stancliff. This is my personal blog. I'm a retired newspaper editor/publisher; husband/father & Vietnam vet, Laker fan for 60 years. All opinions are mine unless otherwise noted.
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
The Afghan Crop Currency
The U.S. sent agents to help shut down Afghanistan's opium industry--the business that funds Taliban operations and provides the world's major opium supply. But how can the U.S. win this war?
Click here to see a video on Newsy about what the U.S. is doing in Afghanistan, and the challenges we face if we eradicate their opium crops. It's a Catch 22 if I ever saw one.
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