Showing posts with label poppy fields. Show all posts
Showing posts with label poppy fields. Show all posts

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.

On Naps and Blog Breaks

I've always thought taking a nap during the day was the way to go even though Americans are not known for the habit. Taking daytime nap...