Books by Gretchen Peters
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Opium harvested from poppy fields in Afghanistan is helping to fund the insurgency throughout the country. Author Gretchen Peters says the growing alliance between drug traffickers, terrorist groups and the Taliban has made the Taliban richer and more ruthless.
Journalist Gretchen Peters argues the U.S. should focus on the opium trade in Afghanistan as a way of combating Taliban. Her new book is Seeds of Terror.