February 28, 2018
Why the Americans Shouldn't Dig for Coal in Afghanistan
By Catherine Putz
There's coal in them thar Afghan hills.
August 06, 2016
Taliban Loot Afghanistan's Mineral Riches
By Yigal Chazan
Illegal mining fuels the Taliban insurgency, threatening to turn the country’s vast mineral wealth into a "resource curse."
March 22, 2016
Digging for Mines in Afghanistan
By Ivan A. Flores
International efforts are slowly bringing hope to an otherwise grim situation.