The area under cultivation is approaching the size of the smallest U.S. state.
Despite U.S. elimination efforts since the 2001 invasion, production of the drug crop is much higher.
Opium is an ever-larger source of funds and legitimacy for the once anti-drug Afghan insurgency.
Kurdish separatists have once again revived armed struggle in Iran too. Who are they?
The meteoric growth of Kenya’s population raises development and stability questions.
Why are D.R. Congolese protesting their government?