It’s the opium, stupid: ‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’

Published time: 23 Aug, 2017 14:51

It’s the opium, stupid: ‘Afghan surge guarantees CIA black-ops budget boost’
FILE PHOTO U.S. Army soldiers walk through a poppy field near the village of Sami Kalache in the Arghandab Valley north of Kandahar © Bob Strong / Reuters

The CIA is also overjoyed because its black-ops budget – which is tied to the exponential growth of opium production in Afghanistan – is now secured possibly for another 20-50 years, claims Mike Raddie, co-editor of online site BSNews.

read more at https://www.rt.com/op-edge/400653-us-afghanistan-opium-surge-trump/

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