Ann Bridges: US Dependence on China for Rare Earth

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
August 24, 2022China in Focusshare

The United States used to lead the world in producing rare earth elements. The materials are critical for crafting weapons, mobile phones, and computers. But now, the United States mostly depends on China for the resources.

To find out more, NTD spoke with Ann Bridges, author of “Groundbreaking!: America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence” and “Rare Mettle.”

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