TITLE

AFGHANISTAN'S MAJOR EXPORT PREPARES FOR A COMEBACK

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Middle East;Jan2002, Issue 319, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the exportation of narcotic products from Afghanistan. Emphasis on increase of poppy production; Concerns over the strict implementation Islamic code of ethics; Effects of drugs in the economy.
ACCESSION #
5855283

 

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