Fears rise China could weaponize ‘strategic resources’

This file photo taken on April 21, 2011 shows a cyclist wearing a protective face mask while riding along a dusty road, where dozens of factories process rare earths, iron and coal operate, on the outskirts of Baotou city in Inner Monglia, northwest China. AFP / Frederic J. BROWN

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 23, 2019, on page 5.




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