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Fool's Gold: Donald Does Afghanistan

America’s dealmaker-in-chief apparently sees no difference between fighting a war and doing business

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Mining in Afghanistan: An American helicopter flies near a gold mine site in Nor Aaba, Takhar Province. Detractors of plans to exploit the mineral wealth point to the absence of infrastructure and warring clans. November 26, 2010
Mining in Afghanistan: An American helicopter flies near a gold mine site in Nor Aaba, Takhar Province. Detractors of plans to exploit the mineral wealth point to the absence of infrastructure.Credit: Omar Sobhani, Reuters

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