US General: $50 Million Worth of Taliban Narcotics Destroyed in Afghanistan


The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said Saturday recently launched joint strikes against Taliban sources of revenue have destroyed more than $50 million worth of narcotics in southern Helmand province. Afghanistan produces about 85 percent of the world’s illicit narcotics. Income generated from drugs is providing 60 percent of the Taliban’s funding, according to U.S. military…

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