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Danger to U.S. Defense Industry: China’s Monopoly Control of Rare Earths

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  Economy / Trade  /  No Comments

“Rare earths” refer to seventeen metals found on the periodic table of elements that are important ingredients in some of the most advanced and desired consumer technologies, including cell phones, motors for hybrid vehicles, LED lights, and solar panels. Even more importantly, they are also crucial to national defense being necessary elements in advanced defense […]

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Could Qaddafi’s downfall be the last nail in the coffin for the War Powers Resolution?

By   /  August 17, 2016  /  International Law, National Security Law  /  No Comments

As negotiations continue for the surrender of the few cities where deposed tyrant Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi could be hiding, how peaceful the endgame turns out to be may impact the rhetoric surrounding President Obama’s decision to enter the fray in the first place. Part of that discussion will undoubtedly concern the War Powers Resolution (“WPR”), […]

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