July 27, 2017
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
Afghanistan's mineral wealth could help kickstart the economy, but beware of the resource curse.
May 05, 2017
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
By Anurag Ram Chandran
Trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, China, and Pakistan on the Belt and Road would benefit all three states.
February 17, 2015
Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth: Prosperity or Curse?
By Tamim Momeni
Without aggressive action, the mineral-rich country could fall victim to the resource curse.
July 13, 2014
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
By Andong Peng and Richard Ghiasy
Afghanistan’s natural resources require a well-planned, long-term strategy. Can it come up with one?
July 31, 2012
Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth – Fact or Fiction?
Afghanistan’s mineral deposits hold promise, but bringing such wealth to market will be a challenge.