As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains

FILE PHOTO: Raw opium from a poppy head is seen at a poppy farmer's field on the outskirts of Jalalabad, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Parwiz

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results have been of years of effort and billions of dollars spent fighting narcotics. “I’m not afraid of anyone. No one can harm me and the others while […]

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