Afghanistan's Treasure: A Blessing or Curse?

IDGA Editor

The New York Times recently broke the story of the massive mineral find in Afghanistan. It was originally estimated at 1 trillion dollars and now has been changed to possibly be closer to 3 trillion. Although, this appears as if it has the ability to completely transform the nation of Afghanistan (a nation with a current GDP of only 1 billion) there are several serious questions that must be carefully considered before jumping to any conclusion. First, is the accessibility of the minerals...
To continue reading this story

Learn More   Existing Users