Another issue is security. All that mineral wealth will just flow across the border...unchecked and probably would make the already monstrous amount of corruption and rift worse.
Nice to know they have another resource other than Opium.
Jackboots always come in matched pairs, a left boot and a right boot.
We will make capitalists out of those people yet and this is our ticket to glory!! I was all worth it.
Think if Trump get elected how much resistance he will face with in all phases of our country from people to military to politicians. He must not win.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
This is foreshadowing for Afghanistan; and perhaps an underlying reason behind US involvement within that country.
P.S. This is my view on things:
Modern warfare isn't about terrorism; that is contemporary bs; propaganda if you ask me
it is about resources which are limited and will not and cannot be reproduced because humans don't know how to ****ing create vast amounts of raw elements.