Bush’s ‘new’ Afghanistan, more and more opium


This video from the USA says about itself:

Karzai Brother on CIA Payroll

28 October 2009

The New York Times reports that the brother of Afghanistan’s President Karzai, an alleged opium smuggler and war profiteer, has been taking money from the CIA.

According to United Nations research, over 2,000 square kilometer in Afghanistan is now used for growing opium poppies.

The harvest for 2016 is estimated to be 4800 tonnes, nearly 50% more than last year.

Even though the George W Bush-imposed president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, is no longer president. And though Hamid Karzai’s brother, drug kingpin Ahmed Wali Karzai, has been killed by a rival.

US air strikes kill scores of civilians in Afghanistan: here.

Social services and foster care programs across the United States are overwhelmed by the influx of children from families shattered by the opioid epidemic. In West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and other states, thousands of children have been orphaned and placed into foster care or living arrangements with relatives who struggle to make ends meet with inadequate compensation: here.

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