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the we went to afghanistan twice in the last 6 months to record this footage. many people warned us that filming the opium crop being eradicated just wasn't realistic . and that our chances of finding villages willing to show us the crops when next to 0. they said we'd never be able to find out who's backing the drug trafficking business in a country that had a nato military presence for 14 years. that's what they said, that it wasn't easy, but we did manage to achieve our objective, my chair. so i did this in
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2009. it was our team, but shorter documentary commemorating the 20th anniversary of soviet troops withdrawing from afghanistan this time. but it was, we flew in local people warned us that a lot has changed in the country and not always for the better. by the
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way. oh, the the, the last in a series of operations to eradicate the opium cropping up canister was a failure. the money just got to spend on the presidential campaign. the country's budget ran dry. investigative reporting is a serious challenge. you're expected to oil, the wheels a little by paying back sheesh before you can fill anything. the bottom of the movie, the whole lot of the driver and translator us save
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the day. they were not going to go back to this. is there any time you want to be shown in shortly, but let me pull it up. would it be a come on june, but you will see many more disability because it didn't come on to the police, which basically means burned. money has become a local attraction for always traffic gems here and pedestrian stop by just to stand on top of the bridge. and look at the denizens beneath. we were told that anything like this would have been unsinkable when the soviet union was here, or even under the taliban. ah, we had to pay
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a private gun to make sure we could fill me safely. ah, get to get us some neighbor john, john, comrade i'm i don't know they won't know to touch anything beneath the bridge. under any circumstances. it's very easy to get infected here. most of the drug use as a terminal. yeah. the my local standards, we enjoyed a warm welcome just the day before and i've got a colleague had his lin smashed and he took a few punches off the under the bridge, a heroine fixed cost $6.00. that was how much one local user asked for. he called himself saying it all in here. they have the problem is this good?
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she's been all have found occupation, job or job. so i had agreed to appear on camera in return for money. he volunteered to show us how he shoots up drugs, but we refuse that and instead offer him an alternative suggestion but we will get it booked. it does look like there are several state sponsored drug rehabilitation hospitals and couple we're planning to visit one to find out if they're able to admit the patient from the street. or if it's a time consuming process that involves tons of paperwork, people is if it was the up again
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in the middle of a book, despite having proper accreditation, we were soon detained by the state security service. we were accused of filming classified subjects and possibly for working for the extremists, specifically the taliban. yes, we do. most left for the main camera was confiscated, but luckily they didn't see the 2nd. we're going to look it up and get us in a minimum of results,
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even more money. in the end, we weren't taken to a police station and we refuse to pay back sage. we were forced to delete the material. we filmed on the main camera and then they let us go to the phone and i couldn't get that said, i don't know. luckiest time ago. i didn't look back either come interview them or not, but they don't go that it's one of the luckily that was our only brush with the law as we later discovered, one of the police generals, remember the words should've been very well. that means soviet the police immediately let us go with them on a raid. the question is, what is the phone ship? phillips in
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a couple minutes is not please you can put it in. you put, you put me on. hold on. i don't, you know, i don't, i don't know what to do to get the movie on june. well, you know, love to talk about it for the last few or did you want, i don't know more than happy to give you some of you got did all of them by going you know, you're going to be on the tag or you're going, you're going to place in it and then you will petition will you want to
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put that on the table? the police are well aware of all the places where locals can buy drugs. most of the time they're sold from inside expensive houses secured behind high walls. no one can get in without a warrant, but the minute word gets out that a rate has been planned, information seep through to the drug dealers themselves, making it impossible to catch them read and it does not want to bring him, i guess issue with him. i was gonna redo,
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so you've got a quick scan, i'm not going to like you to be seen if you could put a couple of when you purchased it. so well, those will be nice to, to be submitted to the all of the uses arrested during the re with soon released by local standards. they didn't possess a big enough quantity to justify a jail term. the police say there are about 700000 people like them in the city. that's almost 18 percent of couple of population. the the most of the big fish don't wait for the police in town. but at the checkpoint on the road into the city, the police call it the gates to couple. they have their own procedures and hardly
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ever used a special equipment that was purchased recently with us money than laura customs to the old school methods. looking for stashes in the more unlikely locations and following their instincts, one of the most surprising weapons against drugs we found was what they call the veracity test. they presume that a real help at heart will give him away. you simply lay your hand on the suspects chest and feel his pulse. we were a little skeptical at 1st enough for the moments later, the officers did find a stash of sheesh in his shoes. off before the
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in a little over and in that same veracity to us through a shadow of a one man who driven his car to couple from july about in the east of the country around 1 o'clock that could be out of pocket. and my father picked out for something to them without a chance to them with the last word that she was thinking that this is commonly used trig for trafficking drugs. the game showed that the tank was full, but it was actually no gas at all. in its place, a 21 kilo stash of opium puppies. there is by no means
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a large quantity by today's standards. as staggering, 50 tons of opium and heroine confiscated at this check point alone each year. hefty prices are put on the heads of the most zealous police officers found my way to shaft miller. definition charge is that it never goes on us on this of others. above the, by the supposed to tell on the psyche, hattrick drugs are essential for millions of patients or are they,
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they want that pill that the whole will take care of their problem thoroughly and rapidly in the short term they really work. the problem is, in the long term, they're mostly disastrous. suddenly stopping a drug can cause withdrawal symptoms more serious than the condition that was meant to treat instead of the beneficial effects of these different medicines ending up to something wonderful. very often they're harmful effects and up to something terrible can bill so of all ills. or are we trying to mitigate life itself? i just think i was like i was just scared scare a little girl of 24. and like, didn't have to be so complicated. so what we've got to do is identify the threats that we have. it's crazy going from station let it be an arms race is on often very dramatic development. only
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personally, i'm going to resist. i don't see how that strategy will be successful, very critical of time. time to sit down and talk i the next morning and we'll back to police the place where drug use his get together. this time were accompanied by the doctors who have agreed to admit site, yet to the hospital. not coming up. we still need to do what he was saying was nowhere to be found. his phone number was blocked and the when no police to guard at this time. we were just about ready to leave empty handed when 5
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minutes later sired reappeared out of the blue. about this time he wasn't happy to see as accompanied by doctors when he learned that the treatment would take almost one and a half months. he tried to back out to find the water on the 25th of the morning, they got my food and i've got to put them down while i do that, move on formula to net design in my college for them after 10 minutes of convincing, we finally told celia and going out
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without getting a job the demo of my phone call that is over 200 patients from around afghanistan are currently undergoing treatment in this hospital. it's considered to be one of the best in couple a strip search is conducted before people are allowed in. the was a time when dealers disguised his visitors, came to smuggle drugs into the facility on a case that the body can you know,
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i don't know if you don't like the with him on my computer like 10 minutes later we barely recognized sight he'd been required to part company with his hair. that's compulsory for anyone who's admitted to the hospital. the 1st 15 days of treatment or the toughest. he'll be in quarantine. because this is when patients go through what's called heroine, withdraw him on the focus with him. because one of the vision actually more money in your function space, which goes i got
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a lot medi medi demario laxity looks michelle formulation. right. so the way i was going on, as i mean it got about a child who made on up to really move on to any of the water. what is it i do show over the now i'm sure that everything's been behalf of my question should because that's the only thing which you come up with, but you can move. this is move in with you. please speak with him with putting it doesn't match it. if he can do that, you will have to do that until you talk
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to me i the following morning we've agreed to meet a fellow citizen for several years. russia as being sharing satellite data with chemistry about the whereabouts of undercover hello in the trees within its borders . there was an operation recently to destroy and illegal heroine lab. they promise that we'd be able to see the police footage 3 of them already, but i think over the next 4 will 0. so which one which is the quote you could give
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them i learned from the federal workers present to us. it's always been ruined. the well for your medical care, i wish that the ones that i need the history on the books here, but anyway, my phone was up on the phone from them. minimum was off the phone with me. so i don't know the question got the was i would say this is what you were looking for. money for
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medical family, go to school. i need to get a look of what's inside of i made it kind of give you what you were still get a and he'll be nipple supplies on the fish for me to renew less of americans for really i need to go with it. then i woke up with the district, but it was an important question remains why do with the international forces that have fought taliban radicals, enough chemist on for more than 14 years, continually overlook their main source of income, namely and drugs. we wanted to arrange a meeting with a former field commander who started to fight the taliban even before the nato military arrived in the country. none of the men of the house, aided by a relative who act his interpreter shows as pictures of his former fellow soldiers . each one has died a mysterious death in recent years. as almost all morning he
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will be late and because his from you will be the total be we need to because this is much new. somebody was to stick the would it be lets you see it because it just says in the eighty's field commander had to come, fought alongside the merger deem against the soviet forces. years later, he even treats his former enemies with respect. unlike his current ones, when we went with one state, what is another high and how did it and all who i'm john got that one is on, on the moment for make all of you call, but just put it on a bit slow and, and how did or what did you call me when i wanted me to look at your bills on
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a show on a check kind of in the college of a john bindham of yours, which is mignon. when you go on general, how comes advice we drove out to a couple of summer where we tried to find people who actually witnessed nato soldiers working with the taliban. i'll be talking to you what it is. it would be using uniform, dental, and vision. it was a pretty states pretty close to the jewish been that was there when you pushed the vision to the couple years. what's the complex? and there were several dozen families survived. the nato air strikes viagra to a bombing. the taliban that had ordinary working people's homes. even though everything was documented, several years later, these people have still been unable to secure any compensation data sheet. out of
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the she, she was, she was gonna try to younger sid if you could, if you would, you almost look like there was ones in american military base as to where these people used to live. they can see puppy fields flowering in the distance. but even though the crop was there, close to a nato base, no one seemed to be to bob. and i'm just, what i could, that was what you meant was ellen's up. how about angelica? the 2nd curly did auditor both other on a. so, my mila, the jealous of the what it was done to see that the what the, what are you, does that you feel that you deal with, john? you will, you solve the mind me out to jot i'd use out of the hardest thing for anyone
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visiting afghanistan to figure out these days is where the $7000000000.00 that the us allocated to combating afghan heroin has gone since 2001. if what we saw in central cabal today is the pinnacle of the anti drug campaign. and it's very clear why the overall acreage of poppy fields in the country continues to grow each year. just as we were about to finish filling the anti drug wall or phone rang, it was cya later, the man we'd help get into a drug rehabilitation program the previous day. yes. waiting for you. nobody evidence of the brother, no show. when you go to columbus firm, mooney kind of this is our 3rd time visiting probably. so it's where couples drug users get together. say it
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had said he didn't want us to interview him this time he'd run away from rehab. and the only thing he was asking for now was money, presumably to pay for him to get home. we had to be honest and face planned, helps i get treatment for his addiction, had simply ended in failure. he returned to where he'd come from and we joined his old buddies.
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the only one main thing is important for not as an internationally speaking that is a nation's allowed to do anything, all the master races and then you have the mind, the nation. so the slave, the americans, rock obama and others have had a concept of american exceptionalism. international law exist as long as it serves american interest. if it doesn't, it doesn't exist. like turning those russians into this dangerous go. you man, that wants to take over the world. that was a conscious strategy. so some of it on your own. i english v i v. i not too often live on in tablet, block nato. it's our we move east. the reason us had
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jimmy is a dangerous is the lie. the sovereignty of the countries, the exceptionalism that america uses and its international war planning is one of the greatest threats to the populations of different nations. if nato were disbanded, shareholders in the united states and elsewhere in large companies would lose millions and millions or is business and business is good. and that is the reality of what we're facing, which is fashion. they have paper well they have no bitcoin as a matter of fact, they shut their bitcoin mining down. not sense. they burg their treasure fleet 500 years ago under the main dynasty as a country made such a bone headed and stupid mistake. ah
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