Afghanistan's Narco War: Breaking the Link Between Drug Traffickers and Insurgents

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111-29.S
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2009-08-10
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37 pages
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee examined the new counter-narcotics strategy in order to evaluate the overall policy being placed by the administration in Afghanistan. The report finds that there is still additional work needed to combat drug trafficking (with many predicting that progress will not come till 10 years) and suggests recommendations that can be made to help.
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• Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, hearing on "Responding to Pakistan's IDP Crisis," 111th Cong., S.Hrg. 111-150, (2009, July 29)
• Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, hearing on "A New Strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan," 111th Cong., S.Hrg. 111-307, (2009, May 21)
• Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, hearing on "U.S. Strategy Toward Pakistan," 111th Cong., S.Hrg. 111-139, (2009, May 12)
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