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The Afghanistan Papers A Secret History of the War | Part 6
A Secret History of the War | Part 6
Badakhshan Province, 2006. (Magnum Photos)
Badakhshan Province, 2006. (Magnum Photos)
In dozens of interviews, key players in the anti-narcotics campaign in Afghanistan — in which the United States has spent about $9 billion — acknowledged that none of the efforts to stop the flow of opium have worked and that, in many cases, they have made things worse.
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The news has prompted questions about the justice system’s ability to hold people responsible. The agreement resulted from complex negotiations among former Weinstein board members, creditors, insurers, his accusers and the New York attorney general’s office.
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Seven years ago today, Will was a 7-year-old second-grader at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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