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Submission + - China Corners Rare Earth Metals Market (cnn.com)

copponex writes: It looks like there is another achilles heel in massive outsourcing. From CNN: "China has secured 97 percent of the production of these [rare earth] minerals, which are used in nearly every electronic device, cell phones, computer hard drives and guided missiles." According to the GAO, rebuilding a domestic rare earths mining industry could take 15 years.

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