Opium Wars

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Despite the United States best efforts in the "War on Drugs" and the "War on Terror", Islamic fundamentalist groups in Afghanistan still rake in half a billion dollars a year in the opium trade. Gretchen Peters has covered Pakistan and Afghanistan for over a decade. Her book is called Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda.

Event: Gretchen Peters will be reading and signing books
Monday, May 18, at 7:00 pm
Half King
505 West 23rd Street, at Tenth Avenue