The HMCS Iroquois was in Pakistan this month to help stem the flow of drugs coming from Afghanistan. But while it has recorded success busting up hashish shipments, heroin is harder to stop.
Jeff Davis Published: Wednesday, 08/20/2008 12:00 am EDT
A Canadian warship dropped anchor in Pakistan for the first time this month to mount a bilateral naval exercise aimed at helping stem the flow of drugs that ooze out of Afghanistan and fund the Taliban insurgency.
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