Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Was Also About the Flow of Afghani Narcotics
Opinion

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Was Also About the Flow of Afghani Narcotics

Recent border clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan claimed more than 40 lives, most of them civilians. Although the dispute may seem like another post-Soviet conflict over population and territory, it is also motivated by water control and drug trafficking. The skirmishes between April 28 and May 1 were the worst border clashes between the two Central…

Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest
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Afghanistan, Garden of Empire: America’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Harvest

By resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, the UN General Assembly decided to observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. The UN General Assembly is committed to developing…

Heroin Addiction in America Spearheaded by the US-led War on Afghanistan
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Heroin Addiction in America Spearheaded by the US-led War on Afghanistan

In his 2018 State of the Union Address, president Trump expresses concern regarding both the opioid crisis as well as the dramatic increase in heroin addiction in America, without analyzing the underlying causes. . Trump State of Union Address:  …”In 2016, we lost 64,000 Americans to drug overdoses: 174 deaths per day. Seven per hour….