How did a pink flower beat the world’s only superpower? After 15 years, 2200 Americans dead, more than a trillion dollars The US has not been able to pacify one of the worlds poorest nations. One of the worlds leading experts on the opium trade, Alfred McCoy details the power of opium in Afghanistan and the folly of our efforts thus far. And on the second half, author Susan Eaton shares her findings from across America on pushing past the fear of the Other and finding what works best at integrating immigrants and enriching America. Her new book is Integration Nation: Immigration, Refugees, and America at its Best.