July 23, 2019
Rare Earths in the US-China Trade War
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ryan Castilloux.
January 10, 2019
Malaysia’s Rare Earth Debate
By Austin Bodetti
Malaysia may forgo an opportunity to enter the lucrative market in favor of environmental protection.
August 29, 2017
Revisiting Rare Earths: The Ongoing Efforts to Challenge China’s Monopoly
By Mayuko Yatsu
Despite current cost-effectiveness, it is not sustainable for the United States to rely on Chinese rare earth elements.
July 27, 2017
Afghanistan: All That Glitters Is Not Gold
By Catherine Putz
There's a reason Afghanistan's resource wealth remains untapped.
September 10, 2014
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
By Clint Richards
The new authority to develop seabed resources may lead to further disputes with China.
July 30, 2014
North Korea Resumes Rare Earth Exports to China
By Tae-jun Kang
A new report says that North Korea shipped $1.8 million of rare earths to China in May and June of this year.
April 29, 2014
China’s Rare Earths Advantage
By Saurav Jha
An adverse WTO ruling will do little to upset the dominance China enjoys in this critical sector.
January 22, 2014
North Korea May Have Two-Thirds of World’s Rare Earths
By Zachary Keck
A new estimate suggests that North Korea may have more than 6 times the amount of rare earths as China.
September 19, 2012
Mounting Tensions in the East China Sea
Could the U.S. use quiet diplomacy to pull Japan and China back from the brink over Senkaku / Diaoyu?