Originally posted by bigyin
reply to post by hooper
No you can't.
There are some countries you couldn't walk into and take what you want.
Then there are those less able to protect themselves, who can be taken advantage of.
Originally posted by St Udio
i guess that the mineral lithium is a very useful commodity...
but pre 911, all that Afghanistan had meaning about was its poppy/heroin production that the CIA could
covertly transport & market to fund their black-ops and rogue elements that cause false-flag events...
the mentality or foresight for rare earth elements & minerals was not in the Think-Tanks consciousness
let alone the federal governments...
the position of Afghanistan as the breaker of the Soviet (evil) empire
was of greater or immediate importance to that eras leadership...
hence an subjugated Afghanistan 'kneeling' before the superior American war-machine has/had
strategic world value and status
Poppies, Pipelines...were the first order of business...then stuff like Lithium and casinos would follow