This month, the Congo is celebrating its 50th anniversary of independence from British colonial rule. But despite vast mineral wealth, the years have not been easy for the Congolese. We find out what lessons Afghanistan can learn about mineral wealth from the Congolese.

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  • Todd Moss Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
  • Robert Hormats Undersecretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, US State Department

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