More Casualties from Blair and Bush's 'War on Drugs'
Just as with coca farmers in Columbia, poor opium farmers in war ravished Afghanistan are on the receiving end of this phony war(see report)
The fact that it is costing the lives of British troops is an embarrassment for the United States but not a deterrent to it's overall policy. Prohibition kills and maims but human life is cheap. It will be too much for the powers who be to admit that their policy is a disaster. Meanwhile lets continue to wage war on the most vulnerable in society and and finance criminal cartels, while ensuring third world peasants know their place.