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.
Nearly ten years after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, how is the country faring?
How can years of war doom generations of children to a miserable life?
Why is the situation in Afghanistan today resembling the quagmire in Vietnam in the 1960s?
Why does half of all U.S. assistance to Afghanistan still return to the United States in salaries and profits?
How were the foundations of modern trade policy created during the 1800s?
Is China’s trade policy today affected by its collective memory of 19th century dealings with Europe?