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Why hasn't the United States stopped Afghanistan’s flourishing heroin production?

Afghanistan produces 90 percent of the world's opium, despite the efforts of the United States. Washington is being outplayed by a formidable opponent -- and we're not talking about a militant group, but tens of thousands of poor farmers. They rely on the cultivation of this often deadly drug for their livelihoods. So if a mountain of cash and the world's most powerful military can't solve the problem -- what can? Guests: Mike Vigil Former agent Drug Enforcement Administration Javid Faisal Former deputy spokesman for Afghanistan's Chief Executive Parliamentary candidate

How Afghanistan became the world’s biggest opium producer despite the war

How Afghanistan became the world’s biggest opium producer despite the war

'Say No to Drugs’ says Liverpool football star Mohamed Salah in new ad campaign

'Say No to Drugs’ says Liverpool football star Mohamed Salah in new ad campaign

Tunisia Drug Policy: Drug law liberalisation raises concerns

Tunisia Drug Policy: Drug law liberalisation raises concerns

How the illicit drug trade is adapting to the coronavirus

How the illicit drug trade is adapting to the coronavirus

What is the future for Yemenis as warring sides fail to extend truce?

What is the future for Yemenis as warring sides fail to extend truce?

Is Biden’s plan to forgive student loans the solution?

Is Biden’s plan to forgive student loans the solution?

Why is India accusing the PFI of having terrorist links?

Why is India accusing the PFI of having terrorist links?

Are PFI members terrorists?

Are PFI members terrorists?

Who will be Brazil's next president?

Who will be Brazil's next president?

Can the right action prevent a global economic downturn?

Can the right action prevent a global economic downturn?

PKK Terror Attack in Mersin Leaves One Police Officer Dead

PKK Terror Attack in Mersin Leaves One Police Officer Dead

Is a Global Recession unavoidable?

Is a Global Recession unavoidable?

MPs debate if they can lead Lebanon out of an economic crisis – without a president

MPs debate if they can lead Lebanon out of an economic crisis – without a president

Can Lebanon rebound without a president?

Can Lebanon rebound without a president?

Is the pandemic over?

Is the pandemic over?

The US and China find themselves on two extreme ends over COVID-19

The US and China find themselves on two extreme ends over COVID-19

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