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U.S. and Britain Again Target Afghan Poppies


World  (tags: Taliban, opium, poppies, removed, cash crops, usa, British )

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- 3572 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. and British governments plan to spend millions of dollars over the next two months to try to persuade Afghan farmers not to plant opium poppy, by far the country's most profitable cash crop and a major source of Taliban funding and official



   

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Rhonda Maness (580)
Saturday August 8, 2009, 8:06 pm
Thanks Terry
 

Kathleen R (983)
Sunday August 9, 2009, 12:08 am
You know... daddy Bush & all his old CIA pals, et al, started all of this long ago~ We just saw the documentary on the TRUTHS earlier this week on the History Channel!!!
 

chris b (2474)
Sunday August 9, 2009, 1:14 am
Why not grow the stuff in The UK and US give it away to the druggies and the problem would go away with no demand from users anymore and the whole thing could be controlled by the governments of UK and US Now there's a thought! The price of the stuff is only related to demand as pharmceutical grade herion is relatively cheap from the drug companies!!
 

Haudeno Saunee (19)
Monday August 10, 2009, 2:35 am
So that's what's meant by "Army Strong" I wonder how many troopies are lighting up some of that good stuff? [Sir, No Sir!]

The longer the foreign devils are in Afghanistan, the more they take on the character of the Soviets!
 

Ancil S (175)
Monday August 10, 2009, 1:38 pm
(quote from the Wizard of Oz) POPPIES,POPPIES WILL PUT THEM TO SLEEP,SLEEP!)
 

. (0)
Thursday August 13, 2009, 11:32 am
Burn the fields... and attack their strong holds
 
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