Vital Mineral Markets ‘Not Functioning’ in Wake of Ukraine War, says DoD Industrial Policy Chief

DefenseNews Vital Mineral Markets Not Functioning In Wake Of Ukraine War

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the market for a broad range of critical materials essential to U.S. munitions and other defense industry products, spurring hundreds of millions in Pentagon spending to shore up supplies, a senior defense official told Defense News in an interview this month.

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Event Recap – 4 March, 2024

On Wednesday, February 28th, BENS Board Member and Co-Founder of Principal to Principal, Kristi Rogers, convened a half-day roundtable at BENS’ headquarters. The session focused on the increasing demand for critical minerals…

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Israel’s air force strikes deep inside Lebanon, killing 2 people, after Hezbollah downs a drone

The Israeli military said its air force on Monday struck targets of the militant Hezbollah group “deep inside Lebanon,” as Lebanese officials said targets were hit near the northeastern city of Baalbek.…

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U.S., Britain launch new wave of strikes against Houthis in Yemen

U.S. and British forces launched a new wave of strikes against Houthi militants in Yemen on Saturday night, U.S. officials said, the latest effort to stop what have become near-daily…

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