Monday, June 14, 2010

Can You Still Spell "Resource Wars"?

Now we'll never leave:

U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and perhaps the Afghan war itself, according to senior American government officials.
Among the minerals discovered is one grandaddy of a lithium deposit, which should be useful in medicating the bi-polar American political classes and their poll-taking constituencies.

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