TAWDE KHABARE: Targeting Taliban Drug Process Centers Discussed
Commander of US-Forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson said a well-planned raid against drug producing facilities was carried out in Helmand on Sunday and that for the first time an F-22 bomber was used in combat in Afghanistan.
He made it clear that Afghan and US forces will continue attacking drug producing and trafficking operations, and promised the Afghan people that they will not only stand by the country in the fight against terrorism but will also stand by them in the fight against drugs. He reiterated the call to the Taliban to lay down their arms, join peace process and ensure better life for their families and children in society.
In this episode of Tawde Khabare, host Zabi Sadat discusses the topic with the following guests:
• Former counter narcotic minister Haroon-ur-Rasheed
• Deputy head of Helmand’s former governor Mohammad Jan Rasulyar
• Head of provincial office of counter narcotics ministry Hashamt Sayez
• Military affairs analyst Haigul Sulaimankhil