Observing it from afar, there are many aspects of the debate over healthcare reform in the United States that, on the face of it, defy comprehension. Why on earth would anyone vociferously oppose a law that makes it harder for the sick to be denied treatment?
President Obama’s secret visit to Afghanistan in the stealth of Saturday night from Washington only reconfirms fears that the US will not only exit Afghanistan soon but is determined to make Pakistan do its mopping up operations.
The source of difficulty in designing and implementing effective measures against the drug trade appears to be the lack of a clear strategy toward the issue on the part of the Obama administration.
As the Financial Times noted, if Barack Obama were a gambler, he would be a very rich man. By focusing on health care reform, he won all the chips on the table. The alternative would not only have been a political failure but would have cost Obama his re-election.
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Over 90 percent of drug addicts in our country use various types of poison manufactured from opium delivered from Afghanistan. Up to 30,000 Russians die annually from illness connected to heroin.