Middle East drug traffic set to rise

Land, Thomas
July 1996
Middle East;Jul/Aug96, Issue 258, p20
Discusses the potential increase in Middle East drug trafficking activities due to the transport connections and the extension of existing highways. Increased heroin production due to civil unrest resulting from withdrawal of the occupying Soviet troops; Need for effective central government to stem increase in heroin production; Heroin use in culture and economy of Golden Crescent countries.


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