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Volume 21  Number 1  •  Summer 2016
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The War on Drugs in Afghanistan: Another Failed Experiment in Interdiction
By Scott Burns, Christopher J. Coyne, Abigail R. Hall
This article appeared in the Summer 2016 issue of The Independent Review

U.S. policies of drug eradication in Afghanistan have not only failed to end the opium trade, but they’ve also undermined the goals of the war on terror. By creating numerous perverse unintended consequences, the U.S. interdiction efforts have strengthened the Taliban insurgency and undercut the broader goals of the occupation.

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