Drug Trade in Afghanistan

Drug Trade in Afghanistan

A panel talks about the looming drug control crisis created in Afghanistan when the Taliban fell and poor Afghan farmers became relatively free to plant that country's most successful cash crop: poppies for the production of opium.

A panel talks about the looming drug control crisis created in Afghanistan when the Taliban fell and poor Afghan farmers became relatively free to plant that country's most successful cash crop: poppies for the production of opium.

Guests

Rand Beers

president, National Security Network; former special assistant to the President and senior director for combating terrorism at the National Security Council (2002-03.

Martha Olcott

senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Maureen Orth

special correspondent for "Vanity Fair" Magazine.

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