Monday, June 14, 2010

US "discovers" reason for war in Afghanistan

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An Afghan girl runs across the desert as the mountains bordering Kandahar valley loom in the background on June 6, 2010 in Rambazi, a village south of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images) "Stunning" discovery for [US war] economy

The U.S. identifies nearly $1 trillion in rare untapped mineral deposits. Hey and not to mention that oil pipeline. Why didn't we think of this 9/11 war pretext sooner? We can't leave now, not until we make some serious money ( - Photos of Afghanistan - Crackdown in Kandahar - Latest in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – It could take years and possibly even a peace settlement for Afghanistan to reap profits from nearly $1 trillion in uptapped mineral resources that U.S. geologists say lie... More>>

Should we steal Afghanistan's valuable minerals?

It's just like "Avatar." We might even have to declare peace! And that's no fun -- going through proper channels, with the dictator we set up, instead of just taking it no-questions-asked. There's one thing that doesn't even seem to come up. And that's whether or not we will try to exploit the treasure trove of deposits belonging to another country. What are the Navi going to do with unobtainium anyway?

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