Tag Archives: Kandahar

Pakistan’s Polio Challenge: A Crippling Fear

Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces are prone to a large outbreak of polio if they do not reform their immunization drives.

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Afghanistan’s Poppy Cultivation Reaches Record Levels

The recent United Nations study and Afghanistan’s Ministry of Counter Narcotics about a sharp increase in opium cultivation once again sets people to sigh in utter frustration. The Afghanistan Opium Survey for 2013 of the United Nations projects that the land area used for opium cultivation reached a historic high in 2013 of 516,000 acres, a 36 percent increase from …

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