Timmy ElsewhereJune 18, 2010 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere3 CommentsAt The Register. About minerals in Afghanistan and the EU\’s latest plans for mineral commodity colonialism. previousHow politics worksnextTimmy Elsewhere 3 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere” Evelyn June 19, 2010 at 1:42 am Thank you for that — I was hoping you’d post on this issue 🙂 Ltw June 19, 2010 at 3:53 am Thanks for your response to my question on lithium back in my original comment and in this article – it’s a shame the NYT couldn’t have pointed out the reason for the ‘importance’ of a new lithium source, their article might have made more sense…of course, that would have required them to do more than paraphrase the press release. The Remittance Man June 21, 2010 at 2:31 pm So, all in all, it seems unlikely that Afghanistan is going to become a mining camp real soon. Even if it did there’s nothing up there worth $1 trillion, or anywhere near. Then again posting a few thousand miners up country for a couple of months might sort the Tallies out. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.