Afghanistan's Drug Career: Evolution from a War Economy to a Drug Economy

Published: 
4 March 2011
Author: 
Maas, C.D.
Publication: 
German Institute for International and Security Affairs
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A report tracing the beginnings and evolution of drug production in Afghanistan during its three decades-long war. The report concludes that the country's illicit economy, based on the drug trade, dominates its rudimentary licit economic sector.