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The Politics and Economics of Drug Production on the PakistanAfghanistan Border

Implications for a Globalized World

by Amir Zada Asad

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pakistan,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Opium trade,
  • International - Economics,
  • Afghanistan,
  • Development studies,
  • Globalization,
  • Organized crime,
  • Pharmaceutical industries,
  • Politics and government,
  • International - General,
  • Drug control,
  • Heroin industry,
  • Narcotics, Control of

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9631147M
    ISBN 100754630374
    ISBN 109780754630371

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The Politics and Economics of Drug Production on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border book. By carefully relating drug production, trade and consumption to a relatively inaccessible area on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the book teaches us not only about the area - itself fascinating enough, particularly since it came into global prominence following the terrorist attack of 11 September - but also about the global dimensions Cited by: Get this from a library.

The politics and economics of drug production on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. [Amir Zada Asad; Robert Harris] -- "This important study contains a detailed socio-economic and political description of a region where opium and heroin are both produced and consumed.

By carefully relating drug production, trade and. The Cold War politics surrounding Afghanistan are seen as the spark for production, but its continuation is argued to be the result of continuing economic and political realities, including a lack of communication and transportation infrastructure, low economic opportunities, large family structures, and subsistence agriculture with surplus : $ Politics and Economics of Drug Production on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border.

London: Routledge, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Amir Zada Asad; Robert Harris. By carefully relating drug production, trade and consumption to a relatively inaccessible area on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the book teaches us not only about the area - itself fascinating enough, particularly since it came into global prominence following the terrorist attack of 11 September - but also about the global dimensions.

A socio-economic and political description of the border area of Pakistan and Afghanistan is presented. Opium and heroin production, trade and consumption are analysed. An ethnography of drug production in the tribal areas of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan, is provided. The role of major intelligence agencies in the military use of the drug is discussed, with particular Cited by: The United Nations Drug Control Programme (UNDCP) highlights the opportunity costs of the illegal drug trade, including the loss of investment in legitimate enterprises as farmers funnel their savings into drug cultivation and production, a loss of investment in human resources as children begin in the drug trade, and a loss as other productiveFile Size: KB.

TADOC Ankara, 10 August The 7 th Pakistan-Afghanistan Integrated Border Management Workshop was technically facilitated by the UNODC Country Office Pakistan (COPAK) from August Supported by the Government of Japan, the event encouraged a close partnership between the Governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan under the framework of the UNODC-sponsored Triangular.

"Contributors to the volume are established scholars in their fields and successfully focus on the pertinent issues with a good mix of facts, analysis, and theoretical orientation. The contributions are pertinent and valuable to students of comparative politics generally, as well as to 5/5(1).

Amir Zada Asad and Robert Harris, The Politics and Economics of Drug Production on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border (Burlington: Ashgate.

About afghanistan The politics of Afghanistan consists of the council of ministers, provincial governors and the national assembly, with a president serving as the head of state and commander-in-chief of the Afghan Armed nation is currently led by President Ashraf Ghani who is backed by two vice presidents, Amrullah Saleh and Sarwar the The Politics and Economics of Drug Production on the PakistanAfghanistan Border book decade the politics of.

The first way of military interventions in the politics is the military professionalism and second approach of military interventions in the politics is the socio political matter.

These two kinds of features are the main sources of military involvement in the politics of Pakistan. Shelves: non-fiction, politics-economics Written by a former Pakistani Prime Minister, this book attempts to describe the history behind the partition of the subcontinent of India.

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Details *. In different ways and with varying degrees of accuracy, all kinds of effects are attributed to the drug trade. For some, one of the main causes of the upward trend of the economy over the last 20 years has been the resources generated by the drug by: 4. Afghanistan - Afghanistan - Political process: Those government institutions established during the reign of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (–) laid the groundwork for the modern Afghan state.

They gave primacy to a strong military, centralized government control from Kabul, and signaled the primacy of the Pashtun as the country’s ruling group.

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This factor adds a feature to the politics of Pakistan that is not present in the other newly freed Asian states. The period from to has been one of change and uncertainty.

There have been few fixed ideas and few institutions whose validity has not been open to question. Pakistan's Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Making: A Study of Pakistan's Post 9/11 Afghan Policy Change (Politics and Economics of the Middle East) UK ed.

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See Format: Paperback. Afghanistan also has good relations with Russia and India. Former president Hamid Karzai attended college in India, and the country is a leading investor in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan has excellent relations with the rest of the Arab and Muslim world. However, Afghanistan has no relations with Israel and is a frequent critic of that country. The UN Drug Control Program estimates that the bumper crop was worth $ million at the farmgate at harvest prices.

5 Inwhen prices were higher for a smaller crop, the markup from the farmgate to the border was in the vicinity of 50% UNDCP, a, UNDCP, c. 6 Processing, of course can be more by: AFGHANISTAN’S OPIUM DRUG ECONOMY Introduction Heroin, made from opium, is a very dangerous drug, estimated to have some 15 million users worldwide.

Global production of opium has shot up from barely a thousand tons in to about 4, tons in (about metric tons of heroin). A long term decline in the street price of. Politics of Algeria takes place in a framework of a constitutional semi-presidential republic, whereby the President of Algeria is head of state while the Prime Minister of Algeria is the head of government.

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“The book is not against the US or India, but it is a fact that the US is involved in the war so that it can keep selling its lethal weapons to earn money,” he clarified. Buy Pakistan's Strategic Culture & Foreign Policy Making: A Study of Pakistan's Post 9/11 Afghan Policy Change (Politics and Economics of the Middle East) UK ed.

by Ijaz Khan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. UNODC reveals devastating impact of Afghan opium. 21 October - Afghanistan has a monopoly on global opium poppy cultivation (92 per cent), the raw material for the world's deadliest drug - heroin.

The size and impact of the opium economy in Afghanistan were documented in the Afghanistan Opium Survey published in September.

Less well. Afghanistan has been on the receiving side of equation for the past 4 decades. Afghanistan relies heavily on the external financial flows from the international communities.

The rapidly changing nature and the correlation of politics and economics have led to an unstable and volatile political economy. Eurasia Border Review Part II 50 NATO powers are pooled together to fight the “menace” in Afghanistan and along the Pak-Afghan border.

Border politics and the closure of the traditional routes following the act of “Partition” also affected the level of the “interdependence” of the contending parties. book includes detailed studies on U.S.

military and police drug control assistance programs, and case studies from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and the Caribbean, all major cultivation, production, or transit zones. We found that in one nation after. It is a massive cross-border drug trade with enormous sums of money involved.

For instance, a U.N. report valued ’s crop at $22 billion in Afghanistan (or 4 percent of the country’s GDP. The War on Drugs in Afghanistan: Another Failed Experiment U. Afghanistan has been the world's leading illicit opium producer since Afghanistan's opium poppy harvest produces more than 90% of illicit heroin globally, and more than 95% of the European supply.

More land is used for opium in Afghanistan than is used for coca cultivation in Latin America. In93% of the non-pharmaceutical-grade opiates on the world market originated in Afghanistan. It has been the center of politics and economics in Southern Afghanistan for over 5 centuries.

Large portions of Southern Afghanistan are desert and the population is small for such a large area. The land around Qandahar is agriculturally productive. It is also where most opium poppies are grown.

As NATO prepares to withdraw most of its forces from Afghanistan next year, efforts to combat the booming drug trade are being hindered by a 21st-century version of the “Great Game” – a. This book is to date the first and only study on Pakistan's foreign policy and decision-making process. It discusses the hows and whys of its policy as it has developed from a domestic to an international view.

Post 9/11 changes required a fundamental change in self image and world view that went beyond the act of becoming a US ally in Afghanistan, or abandoning the policy of supporting the. As Cold War politics come full circle, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the wider region are bracing for a new era of conflict in the making.

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