Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Does Afghanistan grow more opium poppies than before 2001?

Does Afghanistan grow more opium poppies than before 2001? | PolitiFact Global News Service


Afghanistan remains the world’s top opium poppy producer, despite the billions of dollars America has put into the country. Since late 2001 when the United States and its allies retaliated against the Taliban and al-Qaida for the 9/11 attacks, America has spent about $25 billion to rebuild Afghanistan’s economy and $8.5 billion to rid it of narcotics.

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