Yes, it is a major drug smuggling route, and Iran isn’t too keen on the poppy trade. Prior to 9/11, there were very few people/places offering aid to the Northern Alliance while they fought for survival against the Taliban; Iran was one. There may be some truth to the idea that they opposed the possible construction of a gas pipeline, but Iran has a history of funding Shia peoples in other nations that are under attack.
Yeah, I was going to go to a conference there last year I didn’t go because of Covid. I looked up experiences about going as an American they’re pretty much all positive. I recognize that’s not particularly representative of how people feel about America on the whole, but neither are the opinions of the respective governments. My lily-white pro-Trump climate change-doubting Southern Baptist family.
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