A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Minerals in Afghanistan
Afghanistan is rich in copper, iron and rare minerals that are needed by the world's economy for manufacturing goods. At some point in the future, once security is established and good governance takes hold, the mining of minerals will produce a significant part of the annual revenue to run Afghanistan's government. Read more in All that Glitters in Afghanistan, Inside Science, September 10, 2014.