Yea! We’ve succeeded in bringing the drug trade to Iraq. Now we can safely say that there is at least one group that is better off now than they were under Saddam: Heroin Trafficers!
A U.N. drug body warned Thursday that Iraq is emerging as a transit point for drugs, with traffickers working with insurgents and terrorists, and called on the international community to tackle the problem before it’s too late.
Drug traffickers from Afghanistan have begun crossing Iraq to get to Jordan, the exit point for Asia and Europe, said Hamid Ghodse, the president of the International Narcotics Control Board. Afghanistan is the world’s main source of opium and its derivative heroin.