TITLE

A Stash to Beat All

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, David E.; Latif, Aamir
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/8/2005, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at a recent opium seizure in Afghanistan. Review of how counternarcotics agents raided the offices of the governor of Helmand province, Sher Muhammad Akhundzada, where they found nine metric tons of opium; Reports on how the seizure is the largest since the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration returned to Afghanistan in 2002; Comments on the seizure from spokeswoman Rogene Waite; Discussion of how the drug trade has become involved in politics in Afghanistan.
ACCESSION #
17771133

 

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