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The Taliban is now considered the richest terrorist group in the world owing to the vast untapped natural wealth and resources deposited in the Afghanistan territory which they now took control of since Sunday, August 15 after the capital Kabul fell.

Afghanistan’s natural resources which include iron, oil, rare earth minerals, gold, copper and coal are in high demand and said to be worth well over $3 trillion in 2010, but could be worth even more now since commodity prices are booming by global demands.

Of the most value of the land’s natural wealth perhaps is lithium which is an essential but scarce component in rechargeable batteries and other technological units to tackling the climate crisis.

Afghanistan is one of the world’s biggest deposits of lithium and could transform its economic prospects if ever annexed


It remains for the country to endure political stability to be able to explore and maximize these resources. And can the Taliban welcome foreign partners???? the question now is whether Afghanistan can remain stable enough to get some of the #wealth out of the ground – and if the Taliban has some partners in mind.⁣

The militants already earn an estimated £335million every year from mining iron ore, marble, copper, gold and zinc, according to NATO figures, and also rake in massive sums from the world heroin trade, real estate and charitable donations.

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