from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A U.S. dollar acquired from illegal drug traffic. Often used in the plural.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. money (especially in the form of US dollars) obtained from narcotrafficking
We cannot afford to rebuild their entire nation -- as the president kept stressing last night, we have our own nation to rebuild (after the economic policies of the Bush administration, as disastrous as his foreign policies) -- but we cannot afford to let Afghanistan once again descend into chaos, exploited by the narcodollar-rich Taliban and the petrodollar-rich Qaeda. 9/11 happened; that or worse can happen again, as we saw in Madrid, London, Bali, and elsewhere.