Gretchen Peters believes that the Taliban can be likened to a gang like "The Sopranos." She talks about how to fight the Taliban and why we should look at the group more as organized crime than soldiers.
Two NATO helicopters collided in Afghanistan yesterday. DEA agents and soldiers were killed. We speak with Gretchen Peters, author of a book that traces links between Afghanistan's drug trade, the Taliban and al-Qaida insurgents.
The U.S. government is deploying dozens of Drug Enforcement Administration agents to Afghanistan in a new kind of anti-drug surge. Joining The Takeaway is Gretchen Peters, former Afghanistan and Pakistan correspondent for ABC.
U.S. Marines and Afghan troops began a major operation in Afghanistan Helmand province. Joining The Takeaway to talk about the mission is Gretchen Peters, former ABC Afghanistan and Pakistan correspondent, and Gordon Mackenzie, a military analyst.
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