15 June 2010

Mineral Rush

Significant, possibly enormous, mineral deposits have been found in Afghanistan. It is both problematic and wonderful. It could transform the poor nation into a commodity powerhouse, which is extraordinary. It may also have other, unintended consquences.

2 comments:

Andrew said...

Call me pessimistic, but our own mineral resources governing body had corruption issues. What hope do developing countries with past histories of war lords have? I guess all I can do is hope for the best.

Justin, Kira and Evan said...

whoa that is big!!