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A resurgence of opium cultivation in Afghanistan

Rising prices have drawn more Afghan farmers back to growing opium poppies.

Rising prices have drawn more Afghan farmers back to growing opium poppies.

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As opium prices soar and allies focus on Taliban, Afghan drug war stumbles
Article | KABUL - After several years of steady progress in curbing opium poppy cultivation and cracking down on drug smugglers, Afghan officials say the anti-drug campaign is flagging as opium prices soar, farmers are lured back to the lucrative crop and Afghanistan's Western allies focus more narrowly o...
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Success of Afghan drug war is waning
Article | KABUL - After several years of steady progress in curbing opium poppy cultivation and cracking down on drug smugglers, Afghan officials say the anti-drug campaign is flagging as opium prices soar, farmers are lured back to the lucrative crop and Afghanistan's Western allies focus more narrowly on...

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