Come to the DC premier screening of this insightful documentary about approaching drug addiction as a public health issues, versus criminalization and creative ways to reduce its harm to communities.
IPS Drug Policy Director Sanho Tree says that the worst thing the U.S. military could do in Afghanistan right now is forced eradication of poppies, because it would alienate peasant farmers and drive them into the arms of the Taliban. The farmers will turn to illicit crops to feed their families.
Showdown on K Street, unheard voices from the Gulf, and finreg loopholes.
Poppies are the go-to crop for many Afghan farmers. Here’s a way to change that.
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bush administration, Iraq, Taliban, warlords, drug lords, opium, women’s issues, civilian casualties, corruption
The Taliban is back. And the United States is largely to blame.