By Walid Shoebat
Opiates originating in Afghanistan threaten the health and well-being of people in many regions of the world. Heroin is the most dangerous drug worldwide. This report presents data on the distribution of trafficking flows for Afghan opiates and their health impact through- out the world.
Trafficking in Afghan opiates is also very lucrative, generating billions. Much of this money goes into the pockets of traffickers all along the transnational heroin distribution routes, and some went to insurgents.
Taleb Ibrahim, a Syrian Middle East analyst who was also a lecturer at the High Institute of National Security in Syria reveals some astonishing analysis: ISIS does not survive from selling oil but is also involved with Turkey which manages and facilitates the drug silk road from Afghanistan then travels by arrangement of Turkish authority through strange paths reaching to Mexico then to the United States which is managed by U.S. NATO ally the government of Turkey. Taleb Ibrahim initially goes through the history of ISIS, Al-Qaeda and Al-Nusra makeup, how they sprouted and then explains Turkey’s role in what he term ‘the drug silk road’ that is generated from the Muslim world to reach to the farthest corners of the globe including Mexico and then to the United States. His expert explanation from his intelligence background assisting the Syrian government is intriguing and enlightening and is unlike anything we hear in the West. Here is part I (stay tuned for Part II):