The Hizbullah Drug Trade

(Firstpost-India) Aatish Parashar - Hizbullah is behind the brazen drug trafficking in the Middle East. There have been attempts to smuggle more than 600 million pills from Lebanon in the past six years - hidden in shipments of pomegranates, pasta, cocoa, and mechanical equipment. In 2006, when the war with Israel drained Hizbullah financially, Iran equipped it with labs for drug manufacturing. Captagon, heroin, crystal meth, and hashish come from Hizbullah strongholds in Lebanon and Syria. The writer is Dean and Head of the Central University of South Bihar in India.

2021-12-30 00:00:00

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