1.5 billion barrels of oil, 2 percent of the world’s copper, rich iron ore and nobody will bid on the stuff.
“(T)he 2012 Transparency International ‘TI Corruption Index’ ranks Afghanistan ‘174/176 (Tied for last place with Somalia and North Korea.)’”
Ah, the vicissitudes of murderous Islamists and a government that functions on bribes and payoffs.
Even China is backing away, at least for now.