American Obscenities

American Obscenities
She shared a cramped, dank room with seven siblings and her parents, both of whom battled — not always successfully — with drug addiction. That residence … The planes are currently gathering dust on the tarmacs in Kabul and Frankfurt. Most never …
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What could happen to Central Asia if all the American troops depart
Official estimates place the numbers of addicts today between two million and 3.5 million heroin users in the country, with that amount quickly growing. While their government … The clock is ticking for Kabul, Washington, and Brussels to come up with …
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Tajik drug agency faces tall order in stemming flow of Afghan opiates
Firdavs Ruziev, director of the drug traffic enforcement and drug abuse prevention department of the AKN, said drug abuse was going through an "aging" trend in Tajikistan. In other words, there are fewer young people abusing drugs. He credits that …
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