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Cruel harvest

Julien Mercille

Cruel harvest

US intervention in the Afghan drug trade

by Julien Mercille

  • 130 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug traffic,
  • Political aspects,
  • Relations,
  • Drug control

  • About the Edition

    Mainstream commentators claim that the Taliban are the culprits behind Afghanistan"s rocketing drug trade and that the US military is waging war on drugs in Afghanistan to weaken the resurgency and keep the streets heroin-free. This book lifts the lid on the reality, showing that the US in fact shares a large part of the responsibility.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-176) and index.

    StatementJulien Mercille
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5840.A3 M47 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27155111M
    ISBN 100745332331, 0745332323
    ISBN 109780745332321, 9780745332338
    LC Control Number2012474313
    OCLC/WorldCa826442681

    This book lifts the lid on the reality of Afghanistan’s growing drug trade and the role played by the US military in its trajectory. Where conventional accounts blame the Taliban for the expansion of drug production, Cruel Harvest shows that the US shares responsibility by supporting drug lords, refusing to adopt effective drug control policies and failing to crack down on drug money Brand: Pluto Press. Cruel Harvest: A Memoir Fran Grubb with Bryan Reardon. Thomas Nelson, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author New Coronavirus Updates for the Book Biz.

    Book Description: Cruel Harvest lifts the lid on the reality of Afghanistan’s skyrocketing drug trade and the role played by the US military. Conventional accounts blame the Taliban for the expansion of drug production. However, in Cruel Harvest Julien Mercille shows that the US in fact shares responsibility by supporting drug lords, refusing.   Book Review: Cruel Harvest by Fran Grubb Posted on August 1, by Louise This is the first of what I hope will be a number of book reviews scattered throughout this blog.

    A Cruel Harvest eBook: Reid, Paul: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns /5().   Ireland, In the midst of a violent storm, the small fishing village of Dromkeen comes under attack by Moorish pirates. Dromkeen is a poor settlement, but it is rich in what the pirates are hunting: slaves. Among those captured in the surprise raid is the young farmer Brannon Ryan, whose strength and fortitude make him a valuable commodity in the slave markets of North Africa. He is sold.


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