Opium – U.S. Bombs Poppy Crop to Cut Taliban Drug Ties

updated 6:04 a.m. EDT, Tue July 21, 2009

“The U.S. military bombed about 300 tons of poppy seeds in a dusty field in southern Afghanistan Tuesday in a dramatic show of force designed to break up the Taliban’s connection to heroin.”

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