Thomas Schweich

Former Coordinator for Counter-Narcotics in Afghanistan, US State Department

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Former Coordinator for Counter-Narcotics and Justice Reform in Afghanistan at the US State Department; Visiting Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri

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Opium from Afghanistan is responsible for 90% of the world's heroin. It's the cash crop that's enabling resurgence of the fundamentalist Taliban.

Afghanistan's Poppy Quagmire

Opium from Afghanistan is responsible for 90% of the world's heroin. It's the cash crop that's enabling resurgence of the fundamentalist Taliban.

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