Do the western nations believe that natural resources of Afghanistan are more important than the 28 million people who live in Afghanistan?
Some of the natural resources that Afghanistan has are as follows:
- 240 million metric tons of copper
- 1,596 million barrels of crude oil
- 444 billion cubic meters of natural gas
- 562 million barrels of natural gas liquids
- 1 million metric tons of rare earth elements
- Iron, copper, cobalt, gold, uranium and lithium
Why did the US and European allies Occupy Afghanistan?