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Obama Should Spray the Taliban's Poppies, Rep. Kirk Asserts

By Mort Kondracke - January 17, 2009

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President Barack Obama should wage an aggressive, "Colombia-style" offensive against opium production in Afghanistan, Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) contends after returning from military service in the war zone.Particularly, he said, Obama should reverse Bush administration policy -- and Obama's own reported preference -- and authorize aerial herbicide spraying of the farms of drug "kingpins" in order...

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