Overview of DEA Activities in Afghanistan

September 22, 2010, 10:00 AM

The first in the series: DEA in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of opium. The Taliban and other groups participate in and profit from the opiate trade. DEA has been instrumental in working to reduce the drug production from this major source country. Calvin Bond, DEA Staff Coordinator, returned from Afghanistan to offer insights into DEA’s activities in the country and the current drug trafficking situation.