The mineral resources are a "massive opportunity," Karzai said
Monday, June 14, 2010
US finds mineral riches in Afghanistan - really, they were on patrol and stumbled across mineral riches?
SHOOT: Well might as well use 'em, right. I mean if you invade a country you have the rights to use their resources? No the resources lie behind the real motive for the invasion, same applies to Iraq. Why else would an Empire have any interest in a far flung fleabitten state like Afghanistan, one of the world's poorest countries.