My ramblings and gripes about people, their ways, idea's and crazy actions.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Poppies Still Big
Nearly a decade into the war in Afghanistan, opium poppies are still the major crop for many farmers and a big source of income for the Taliban despite expensive efforts to stamp out cultivation. Do they think that these people are going to give up something that makes them money? Fat chance!
A man shows how workers score a poppy bulb to extract resin.