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US weighs role in heroin war in Afghanistan

By Anne Barnard and Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / October 20, 2004

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KABUL, Afghanistan -- The burgeoning illegal opium trade in Afghanistan has become the biggest single threat to democracy, surpassing Al Qaeda and the Taliban and prompting US officials to consider military intervention against the traffickers, US and Afghan officials say. (Full article: 1309 words)

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