Addressing Critical Minerals Governance in Indonesia-US Relations
By Bhima Yudhistira, Yeta Purnama, and Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Ahead of President Joko Widodo's visit to Washington, serious obstacles stand in the way of cooperation in the vital minerals sector.
Bifurcation in the Critical Minerals Market Could Throw off the Global Energy Transition
By Xunpeng Shi and Yifan Shen
The securitization of critical minerals could divide the world, leading to severe consequences for the energy transition and undermining global climate change efforts.
The China-West Lithium Tango in South America
By Ali Rahman and Leland Lazarus
Despite the push toward decoupling, China-West collaboration persists in South America’s Lithium Triangle. But in the age of strategic competition, how long will this last?
Critical Minerals and the New Cold War
By Zongyuan Zoe Liu
Access to critical materials has become a paramount national security concern and the object of increasing competition between China and the United States.
What Happened at the First-Ever Central Asia-US Leaders’ Summit?
By Colleen Wood
Biden met with Central Asian presidents on the sidelines of UNGA to discuss security, economic cooperation, and critical minerals.
Rights Group Reports Allegations of Dozens of Abuses in Critical Minerals Supply Chains
By Aniruddha Ghosal
Chinese-invested companies have come under increased scrutiny for environmental and labor abuses as demand for critical minerals soars.
India Unveils New Critical Minerals Strategy
By Abhishek Sharma
New Delhi has identified 30 minerals considered critical to both national and economic security, part of its vision for Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Latin and South America Are a Key to the United States’ Critical Minerals Puzzle
By Sam Howell
The U.S. depends on China for critical minerals, the backbone of the digital economy and modern military power.