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Pakistan Faces Growing Opium Scourge

By May Wilkerson

The country's drug problem is expected to worsen when troops leave neighboring Afghanistan. MORE  

Afghan Addicts Suffer in the Shadow of War

By Bryan Le

While governments and media focus on fighting, Afghanistan's million addicts are mostly forgotten. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2012

By The Fix staff

South Asian cartels muscle into the meth market, missing actor Nick Stahl turns up in rehab, and author punishes daughter publicly for Facebook vodka photo. MORE  

Opium Price Hike Could Spur Afghan Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

Increasing demand and decreasing supply cause opium prices to skyrocket. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2012

By Luke Walker

Franklin D. Roosevelt may have been regularly treated with cocaine; Saffron crop could supplant poppies in Afghanistan, and Ex-Miss Russia sentenced to rehab. MORE  

Russian Drug Tsar Criticizes US Afghan Strategy

By Zac Curtis

Cracks are showing in joint Russian-American efforts to stem the flow of heroin leaving Afghanistan. MORE  

Mullahs Vs. Drug Fiends

By Maer Roshan

Iran’s murderous mullahs are ramping up their deadly war on drug users. MORE  

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