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Bitter Harvest: Central Asia’s Opium Terrorists

As the U.S. military build-up continues in Central Asia, one frequently overlooked factor in the region's stability demands attention. It is the link between Afghan opiates and terrorism. After September 11, Western government officials and media reports put the onus for this link on al-Qaeda and the Taliban. But neither of these groups was ever interested in the large-scale production or trafficking of opiates.

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Bitter Harvest: Video: Full Episode

Forces aligned against the Taliban find themselves in an uneasy relationship with the drug lords who cultivate much of the world's heroin.

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Bitter Harvest: Map: From Poppy Field to Western Markets: Drug Traffic Routes




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Bitter Harvest: Interview with Mark Malloch Brown

UNDP Administrator Mark Malloch Brown talks with host Daljit Dhaliwal.

Aug 22nd, 2002 | Comments

Bitter Harvest: Map: From Poppy Field to Western Markets: Opium Production in Afghanistan

Use our Maps to size up the scope of Afghanistan's opium industry.

Aug 22nd, 2002 | Comments

Bitter Harvest: From Poppy to Heroin: Step 5: Heroin Purification




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Bitter Harvest: From Poppy to Heroin: Step 4: Morhpine to Heroin Base




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The Empty ATM: Resources




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The Empty ATM: Interview: Joseph Stiglitz

Fmr. World Bank Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz talks with host Jamie Rubin.

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The Empty ATM: The Argentine Crisis: Could It Hit Here?




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The Empty ATM: Filmmaker Angus Macqueen




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The Empty ATM: Timeline: Argentina’s Rocky Road to Modernity

Our Timeline reveals historical paths as distinctive as cowboys and gauchos.

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The Empty ATM: Countries in Comparison: U.S. v. Argentina: Society




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The Empty ATM: Countries in Comparison: U.S. v. Argentina: Politics




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