US Military Veterans Trying to 'Cultivate Peace' in Afghanistan, Where They Served

May 27, 2017 11:36 PM
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Saffron has long been one of the world's most expensive spices. The saffron crocus that produces the spice grows mostly in parts of Europe, Iran and India. Now, a U.S. company seeking to "cultivate peace" is attracting attention to this historic spice and trying to develop new markets for saffron grown in Afghanistan. VOA's Kane Farabaugh has more from Chicago.