Just another Reality-based bubble in the foam of the multiverse.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

but this has nothing to do with why we fight

Excuse me, our soon to be non-combat mission that will require just as many soldiers and even more private contractors.

(Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Sunday it had discovered an oilfield with an estimated 1.8 billion barrels in the north of the war-ravaged country, where U.S. and other foreign forces are trying to tame a Taliban-led insurgency...

This, either.

Afghanistan's untapped mineral wealth is worth at least $3 trillion – triple a US estimate made this week – according to the government's top mining official...

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