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    Afghanistan Transnational Issues - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/afghanistan/afghanistan_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international close ties with Pashtuns in Pakistan make long border difficult to control

      Illicit drugs poppy ban cut 2001 cultivation by 97% to 1,695 hectares, with potential production of 74 tons of opium; a major source of hashish; many heroin-processing laboratories throughout the country; major political factions in the country profit from the drug trade poppy ban cut 2001 cultivation by 97% to 1,695 hectares, with potential production of 74 tons of opium; a major source of hashish; many heroin-processing laboratories throughout the country; major political factions in the country profit from the drug trade

      NOTE: The information regarding Afghanistan on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Afghanistan Transnational Issues 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Afghanistan Transnational Issues 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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