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Joe Biden’s Policies Increase U.S. Dependence On China

September 28, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ At a time when the global supply of semiconductor chips is falling behind global demand, President Joe Biden is pushing heavily for massive changes to the U.S. economy that require near-geometric increases in our reliance on technologies that require chips and the rare-earth metals that make them work. Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

Rare Earth Elements Aren’t That Rare, But They’re Vital To National Security

February 26, 2021 by

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By Maiya Clark and Ryan Williams ~ For one-third of the price of one F-35 Lightning II, the Pentagon made a key investment to ensure its supply of rare earth elements. The Department of Defense earlier this month announced that Lynas USA LLC was awarded a $30.4 million technology investment agreement under Title III of […]