The Next Oil?: Rare Earth Metals
January 10, 2013
The Next Oil?: Rare Earth Metals
Rare earth metals are quickly becoming the next important strategic resource. For many countries in Asia, the stakes are big.
The Next Oil?: Rare Earth Metals
China’s Coercive Economic Diplomacy
July 25, 2012
China’s Coercive Economic Diplomacy
Chinese willingness to use economic leverage to settle international disputes in its favor is a worrisome trend.
China’s Coercive Economic Diplomacy
China's Rare Earth Warning
June 20, 2012
China's Rare Earth Warning
China has warned of declining stocks of rare earth metals. The world may have to get used to less.
China's Rare Earth Warning
China's Tight Rare Earth Grip
September 17, 2011
China's Tight Rare Earth Grip
China is tightening the supply of rare earth metals. Is it about the environment or strategic advantage?
China's Tight Rare Earth Grip
China's Rare Earth Motives
June 05, 2011
China's Rare Earth Motives
China claims its restrictions on rare earth exports are about the environment. It’s not the most convincing excuse.
China's Rare Earth Motives
Did China Overplay Rare Earth Hand?
November 17, 2010
Did China Overplay Rare Earth Hand?
An alleged halt in rare earth element exports to Japan put world governments on notice. Did China push too hard, too fast?
Did China Overplay Rare Earth Hand?
November 08, 2010
China's Rare Earth Own Goal
The decision by China to restrict exports of rare earth metals looks like a diplomatic and economic mistake.
China's Rare Earth Own Goal
Geithner Heads to China
October 24, 2010
Geithner Heads to China
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is heading to China to discuss bilateral economic relations.
Geithner Heads to China
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