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Cruel Harvest: US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade

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Cruel Harvest lifts the lid on the reality of Afghanistan’s skyrocketing drug trade and the role played by the US military. Conventional accounts blame the Taliban for the expansion of drug production.

However, in Cruel Harvest Julien Mercille shows that the US in fact shares responsibility by supporting drug lords, refusing to adopt effective drug control policies and fail
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 5th 2012 by Pluto Press (first published October 30th 2012)
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Mariana Saad
Jan 16, 2014 Mariana Saad rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An original angle in researching the US involvement in Afghanistan. It is not a war on drugs but rather an American complicity in the drugs trade and industry. Very well written and accessible to the general public, I highly recommend this book to those interested in an alternative approach to US affairs and policies.
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