Desperate Afghan refugees trying to escape famine are lured by the drug traffickers. Inside large storage rooms lie tons of confiscated drugs waiting to be incinerated. It’s the result of Iran’s billion dollar crackdown on smugglers. Still it represents only 5% of Afghanistan’s annual production. Despite world-wide implications of smuggling, Iran receives little help from outside. To the West “Iran is still on the borderline between ally and enemy”, says a UN expert on drugs.