China’s Rare-Earth Dominance – A Death Knell for Free World

Reading Time: 8 minutes by Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd). Over the past several decades, while the United States was busy with unnecessary wars and the European Union was hoping to bring China into the democratic fold, China single-mindedly continued on its economic path. Its leaders foresaw the future and identified one strategically important industry that if they mastered then the whole world would be dependent on China for a foreseeable future.