U.S. Government

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:37
DEA will continue to facilitate the integration of Afghanistan into the broader, regional effort to reduce heroin trafficking.
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 11:33
According to the UN World Drug Report, Afghan opium fuels a global trade in heroin that generates over $60 billion total in profits for corrupt officials, drug traffickers, organized criminal groups, and insurgents.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 07:46
Spokesperson Jen Psaki discusses the Taliban and Afghan-led peace in Afghanistan, chemical weapons in Syria, the nuclear negotiations in Iran, and U.S. engagement with Saudi Arabia in relation to Iraq.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:49
The potential of global events to instantaneously spark grievances around the world hinders advance warning, disruption, and attribution of plots.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 08:13
So, even as we aggressively pursue terrorist networks – through more targeted efforts and by building the capacity of our foreign partners – America must move off a permanent war footing.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 13:21
This press briefing addresses Iran's nuclear capacity, ongoing developments in Syria, and U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 13:59
This press briefing addresses nuclear negotiation with Iran, human rights abuses in Syria, and bilateral security agreements with Afghanistan
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 10:02
Meanwhile, the United States and other western donors assisting Afghanistan have, by and large, made counternarcotics programming a lower strategic priority at the same time that the 2014 drawdown of U.S. and coalition forces increases the security risks in the country.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 09:58
Central Asian states have repeatedly expressed their concern over narco-traffickers and extremist networks operating across their irregular borders and extreme mountainous terrain and welcome DoD assistance in confronting these challenges.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 09:46
The DEA program in Afghanistan is designed to deny narcotics-generated funding to terrorism and the insurgency, break the nexus between the insurgency and drug trafficking, promote the rule of law, and expose and reduce corruption, while diminishing the overall drug threat from Afghanistan.