Counter-Narcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control held a hearing on counter-narcotics operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics… read more

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control held a hearing on counter-narcotics operations in Afghanistan. Among the topics addressed were operations in southern regions of the country, efforts to extradite drug traffickers to the U.S., and the changing nature of the drug trade in Afghanistan. 

The country is one of the biggest producers of opium and heroin. Proceeds from drug sales have traditionally been a major source of funding for the Taliban. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Brian Nichols Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
  • Dianne Feinstein U.S. Senator [D] California
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Counter-Narcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
300606-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2011

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  • Jul 20, 2011 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2011 | 8:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2011 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 23, 2011 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 2011 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2011 | 9:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 20, 2011 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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