Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

Drug enforcement officials testified on the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan and the future of counternarcotics efforts as U.S. military… read more

Drug enforcement officials testified on the illegal drug trade in Afghanistan and the future of counternarcotics efforts as U.S. military forces continued to withdraw from the country. Afghanistan’s production of opiates reached record levels in 2013, and the Taliban was receiving between $100-150 million a year from the drug trade. Among the witnesses' solutions to bring the drug trade under control were more increased Drug Enforcement Agency funding and increased involvement from the international community. close

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

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  • William Brownfield Assistant Secretary Department of State->Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
  • James Capra Chief of Operations Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Dianne Feinstein U.S. Senator [D] California
  • Chuck Grassley U.S. Senator [R] Iowa
  • Erin Logan Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of Defense->Counternarcotics and Global Health
  • John F. Sopko Special Inspector General Department of Defense->Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
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Counternarcotics Efforts in Afghanistan

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Program ID:
317217-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 15, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jan 15, 2014 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Jan 15, 2014 | 10:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2014 | 3:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 17, 2014 | 8:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 20, 2014 | 12:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 22, 2014 | 11:19am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2014 | 12:27am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2014 | 6:07am EST | C-SPAN 3
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