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A graph of Afghan minerals

Scenarios for Afghanistan’s critical raw materials

Beijing has long had its eye on Afghanistan’s wealth of resources, but successive projects have failed because of political instability. However, with the global demand for critical raw materials rising sharply, Chinese control of the Afghan mining sector would have profound geopolitical consequences for the West in general and the European Union in particular.

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