“Afghanistan's drugs industry makes up around 60% of the economy. The trade has boomed since the fall of the Taliban and the country supplies 93% of the world's opium, the raw ingredient of heroin.Now in the first para, the author is claiming that the drug industry has boomed since the “FALL” of Taliban (this means that this trade was not booming under Taliban)….. but in the second para, the author is quoting international bodies and governments that the drug industry is helping Taliban and they are actually receiving around US $100m.
International bodies and governments say the drugs trade is helping to fuel the Taliban insurgency, which is estimated to receive up to US$100m a year from the trade.
The UN Office on Drugs and Crime has called on Afghanistan to target the major traffickers and corrupt government officials, who it says operate with impunity in the country.”
NOW IF THE TALIBANS IN AFGHANISTAN WERE SO CONVINCED ABOUT RECEIVING CASH FROM DRUG INCOME, THEN WHY THEY DID NOT ALLOW THIS INDUSTRY TO FLOURISH UNDER THEIR OWN REGIME???
You people must be thinking why I am circulating this article…… so that we don’t just blindly believe what media is telling/showing us! (so don’t even believe me, see the article online and judge yourself)