Lecture 7 – Illicit DrugsOver the past few decades, international organizations have tried to halt the sale of illegal drugs. (See the UN Office on Drugs and Crime at http://www.unodc.org/ and click through some of the links.The sale of such drugs has generally been linked to funding covert militia groups in places such as Columbia, but with the new war on terrorism, a good deal of attention has been directed at connection between drug money and terrorism. . http://src.auca.kg/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=48&Itemid=39 For this particular lecture, we’ll focus on the War in Afghanistan and the growth and sale of poppy. Please first read the articles regarding Afghanistan’s drug trade at
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Illegal drug trade, Opium production in Afghanistan