Afghanistan Transnational Issues
Afghanistan Transnational Issues: A summary of information about Afghanistan Transnational Issues, from government research data as well as independent research and other sources.
Afghanistan: Transnational Issues
Disputes - international
support to Islamic militants worldwide by some factions; question over which group should hold Afghanistan's seat at the UN
world's largest illicit opium producer, surpassing Burma (potential production in 1999 - 1,670 metric tons; cultivation in 1999 - 51,500 hectares, a 23% increase over 1998); a major source of hashish; increasing number of heroin-processing laboratories being set up in the country; major political factions in the country profit from drug trade