Skip to comments.Trump: Break Chinese, Russian stranglehold over mineral supplies
Posted on 12/21/2017 9:26:19 AM PST by GonzoII
President Trump ordered the U.S. military and the Interior Department to take immediate action to "break" the nation's dependence on Russian and Chinese supplies of critical minerals as a matter of national security.
"This dependency of the United States on foreign sources creates a strategic vulnerability for both its economy and military to adverse foreign government action, natural disaster, and other events that can disrupt supply of these key minerals," read an executive order signed by the president on Wednesday.
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The 20th Century was the American century.
We dipped a little there in-between, but it looks like the 21st Century to be back on track to be another American century. MAGA!
You don’t suppose Russia and China spend money on US environmental groups who always lobby to close mines?
Clearly, Trump is Putin’s puppet.
How? If they have the material and nobody else does, how do you break this without invading?
Aha, Komrade! You see, Meester Trump does head-fake for his useful idiots! But The Donald is still proud Russian nobleman!
Now we toast to vodka!
Spot on. We have plenty in the gound, just locked up, mostly by Obama and Clinton. Monuments were a major tool for that.
No more. MAGA!!!!!
Find new sources or new technologies that don’t require them..................or both................
There are plenty of minerals in Afghanistan for the Chinese to exploit. Just send millions of Chinese to infiltrate the place. They’re not short of people. Moozlem women they can steal them. Russia will feel more secure about their Siberia territory.
“How? If they have the material and nobody else does, how do you break this without invading?”
minerals, not “materials”. The point is to exploit mines in the USA to produce minerals in the USA instead of importing them. It is essentially a (long overdue) middle finger to the Greenies and their minions in the deep state agencies EPA, USGS, NOAA...
You presume they are the only ones with the minierals.
And you undo sales of American assets like Uranium One.
No doubt this is why the Russians wanted him elected so badly. /SARC sarcsarcsarcsarc
Simply by developing the resources that exist in your own country.
So called "rare earth metals" that are used in magnets, and therefore everything, are produced mainly in China. Many suitable mining sites exist in the US, specifically in a shut down mine in California. These domestic sources can be exploited, all that is lacking is the political will to do so.
I can’t say enough good things about President Trump.
The best since Reagan and only getting started!!!
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