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FLASHBACK: Vietnam War and The Heroin Epidemic, and a Case of Déjà Vu

It’s a case of déjà vu The parallels between US military conquests in Vietnam and Afghanistan are uncanny. Afghanistan has since overtaken Vietnam as the longest war in American history. During both conflicts, narcotics production spiked to record levels, as did the availability of cheap heroin on the streets of North America and Europe. Notice how the mainstream media refuses to connect the dots. It’s not merely correlation – it’s causation.

The question still remains: who started it?

In previous years, 21WIRE has reported on the CIA’s infamous trafficking operation, Air America, in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, a formula which has been mirrored operation in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey and Nicaragua, Honduras, Colombia and El Salvador – to name only a few. 

The effects of these illegal clandestine operations have been devastating on American society.

Brasscheck TV says…

Do you know who kicked off the heroin epidemic of the 1960s?

In New York City alone, over 40,000 soldiers who were addicted to heroin in Vietnam came home with raging drug habits. They were unemployed, abandoned by the government, and well trained in maniacal violence.

It is any wonder violent crime and murder rates spiked in the city in the 60s and 70s?

The next big spike came in the late 1980s and early 1990s when abundant cheap cocaine came up from Latin America and was marketed in the form of crack.

What is the common denominator to these twin catastrophes? The CIA.

Vietnam: The roots of the 1960s crime wave:

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