Illegal Drugs, Politics and the War in Afghanistan

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The opium poppy is financing the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan, but President Hamid Karzai is protecting opium traffic in order to stay in office. We hear dramatic claims by a high-level US official who can tell his story now that's resigned.  Also, Also, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens has been indicted, a down-at-the-heels part of Louisiana may be transformed by new riches from natural gas.

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