A big plus for Afghanistan . . . . 24

The Washington Times Weekly - - Page Two -

A three-year study has found vast min­eral re­sources in Afghanistan, boost­ing hopes for an early eco­nomic re­cov­ery in the in­sur­gency-trou­bled coun­try, a sur­vey says. The sur­vey, con­ducted by the U.S. Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey and the Afghanistan Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey, found enough cop­per to meet world needs for three years and enough cobalt to sup­ply the world for a decade.

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