An Afghan army soldier walks through a poppy field during a joint mission with U.S. Army soldiers from Charlie troop 4-73 Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division in the Maiwand district ... more 
An Afghan army soldier walks through a poppy field during a joint mission with U.S. Army soldiers from Charlie troop 4-73 Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division in the Maiwand district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan in this April 7, 2012 file photograph. Afghan opium cultivation has hit a record high as international forces prepare to leave the country, the United Nations said on November 13, 2013 with concern that profits will go to warlords jockeying for power ahead of a presidential election next year. REUTERS/Baz Ratner/Files (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY DRUGS SOCIETY) less 
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