U.S. Spent $8.6 Billion On War on Drugs in Afghanistan And It's Still Losing, Report Says

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Newsweek—The report also said that targeted strikes sometimes cause civilian deaths, which could alienate the local population and bolster militant sentiments.

Watchdog: U.S. $8.6 Billion Antinarcotics Campaign in Afghanistan a Pricey Failure. The drug trade in Afghanistan has strengthened in recent years despite billions of dollars in U.S.-funded counternarcotics operations aimed at choking the Taliban's top revenue source, a government watchdog said Thursday. The post Watchdog: U.S. $8.6 Billion Antinarcotics Campaign in Afghanistan a Pricey Failure appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.