Food security / Sécurité alimentaire

Afghan opium: License to kill

Nov 4th, 2011 | By
Afghan opium: License to kill

Afghan opium: License to kill Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Asia Times, February 1, 2006.   In June 1906, Charles Henry Brent, the first Protestant Episcopal Church bishop of the Philippines and a staunch opponent of the opium trade, wrote to president Theodore Roosevelt to ask for the United States to call an international conference to enforce anti-opium
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Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war

Nov 4th, 2011 | By
Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war

Myanmar’s Wa: Likely losers in the opium war Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Asia Times, January 24, 2003. Illicit opium production occurs predominantly in Asia, although opium and heroin are also being increasingly produced in Colombia and Mexico. While post-Taliban Afghanistan has regained its position as the first producer of illicit opium in the world (see The ironies
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Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By
Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy

Opium. Uncovering the Politics of the Poppy Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy March 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge (ISBN: 978-0674051348 ). 256 pages, 10 maps, 9 photos. All rights reserved © 2010 Harvard University Press Buy from Amazon.com September 2009, I.B. Tauris, London (ISBN: 978-1845119737). 248 pages, 10 maps, 9 photos. All rights reserved © 2009 I.B. Tauris
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