Last October I wrote of the involvement of Chinese-owned development corporations, not to mention U.S. taxpayers, in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan energy development.
China’s high bid had secured rights to the oil fields of northern Afghanistan. Combined with winning “bids” that gave China the rights to the copper deposits, a coal mine, generation facility, a smelter and a railroad, the combination made China the largest investor in Afghanistan.
But the question posed was this: Who will protect these Chinese assets? With the Taliban proudly xenophobic, it is a long-lasting question with the stability of the region in the balance.
According to the World Socialist website (hey, I go Continue reading >>> China benefiting from U.S. war in Afghanistan