US Government Actually Helped Fund Opium Farmers in Afghanistan

Not only have we been losing the war on drugs for decades, now we find out that our own government has been helping to fund our losing effort in Afghanistan! Afghani opium growth is at an all-time high, even as we’ve spent upwards of $8 Billion to fight the industry. A new report has found that part of our problem is that our government has “accidentally” been funding the opium growers with that money!   After nearly $8 billion spent on the drug war in Afghanistan, opium-poppy growth Read more […]