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A labourer in Nad-e Ali

Local Drug Markets Normalised, More Mass Treatment for Addicts, a Ministry Dissolved: A look at recent drug trends

Jelena Bjelica

Two new reports – UNODC’s annual survey and a scrutiny by SIGAR of US-funded drug treatment programmes – have revealed new trends in the drug industry in Afghanistan. Opium sales locally look to be increasingly normalised, and those with skills in harvesting the crop are doing well, even while farmers’ incomes have fallen. AAN’s Jelena […]

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IG: DOD not detailing where billions go in aid to Afghan forces

AAN Team

Stars and Stripes, 5 December 2013 In a report about badly accounted-for US money for the Afghan security forces, AAN’s Kate Clark is quoted: Kate Clark, a senior analyst with the Afghanistan Analysts Network, said the Interior Ministry, has always had a reputation for corruption. “Generally, having such huge sums of foreign money funding the […]

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