Afghanistan Mission accomplished: more heroin for the world

Posted: April 6, 2015 in Uncategorized

Jon Rappoport's Blog

Afghan Mission accomplished: more heroin for the world

Not the war Against drugs; the war For drugs

By Jon Rappoport
April 6, 2015
http://www.nomorefakenews.com

The Guardian reports statistics on opium agriculture in Afghanistan:

“…the US counternarcotics mission in Afghanistan stands out: opiate production has climbed steadily over recent years to reach record-high levels last year.”

“Far from eradicating the deep-rooted opiate trade, US counternarcotics efforts have proven useless, according to a series of recent official inquiries. Other aspects of the billions that the US has poured into Afghanistan over the last 13 years of war have even contributed to the opium boom.”

“In December, the United Nations reported a 60% growth in Afghan land used for opium poppy cultivation since 2011, up to 209,000 hectares…”

“…the [UN] inspector general also noted that US reconstruction projects, particularly those devoted to ‘improved irrigation, roads, and agricultural assistance’ were probably leading to the…

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