Last one tonight.......promise. This one is titled -
Foreign mineral dependencies cause “serious gaps in our armor”
“serious gaps in our armor,” as the United States’ “security and our ability to develop future battlefield capabilities are dependent on potentially unreliable supplier nations who might not have our best interests at heart in a crisis situation.”
The American Resource Risk Pyramid includes 4 of the 5 metals found at the Rose. Beryllium and Tantalum are considered to fall in the most at risk section of the pyramid. (Gallium and Lithium are the other 2 metals that are included).