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Ted Galen Carpenter on the failed U.S. Drug War in Afghanistan.

The United States insists on fighting the Drug War and combat terrorism at the same time. But U.S. Efforts at counterinsurgency will be threatened if this policy persists. Ted Galen Carpenter, the Cato Institute’s Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy Studies, believes the United States would be best served with stepping down the war on Afghan opium in order to fight a more effective counterinsurgency.