Treasure Trove of Mineral Wealth: The Real Reason for the Afghan War? | Alternet

…and you thought the invasion was just to secure an overland route for a pipeline to carry our oil from Iraq and Iran.

When the United States decided to invade Afghanistan to grab Osama bin Laden—and failed, but stayed on like an unwanted guest—could it have known that the Afghans were sitting on some of the world’s greatest reserves of mineral wealth?

via Treasure Trove of Mineral Wealth: The Real Reason for the Afghan War? | Alternet.

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