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Cutting the flow of narco-funding for this insurgency won’t, in and of itself, win the war in Afghanistan. The country still has only one paved highway, and the near total collapse of basic infrastructure is indicative of how badly the United Nations and the “international donor community” have squandered billions here. But if we are to see the “light at the end of the tunnel” in Afghanistan, bankrupting the Taliban is a good place to start.

Oliver North is the host of “War Stories” on the Fox News Channel, the author of “American Heroes,” and the founder and honorary chairman of Freedom Alliance.