March 20, 2012
China's Got the Rare Stuff and We Want It
Patrick Smith, Financial Times
President Obama’s move last week to pursue a WTO case against China, whatever the merits of the U.S. argument, is at the least badly timed and is possibly a mistake altogether. We are all for an amicable, equitable relationship with China. But as the Chinese reduce their production and exports of rare earth metals, which America depends upon. . .
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