Julien Mercille is a lecturer at University College Dublin, Ireland and the author of Cruel Harvest: US Intervention in the Afghan Drug Trade (Pluto Press, 2013). Follow him on Twitter: @JulienMercille
Published in: HomeWhat’s really behind the ‘failure’ of the US ‘war on drugs’ in Afghanistan?
Although drug production has not been reduced, this has not really been a failure. The drug war’s true function lies...
Published in: HomeGrading the drug war in Afghanistan a decade after: F
It might be unfair to call the US/NATO drug war a ‘failure’ since its purpose was never to address drug problems.