1st Edition

National Security And Strategic Minerals An Analysis Of U.s. Dependence On Foreign Sources Of Cobalt

By Barry M. Blechman Copyright 1985
    112 Pages
    by Routledge

    113 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book analyses the case of cobalt as an illustration of the problems faced by the United States because of its dependencies on foreign sources of strategic minerals. It discusses the implications of supply interruptions for security concerns.

    Foreword -- Executive Summary -- Introduction -- The Risks of Dependency -- Reducing U.S. Vulnerabilities -- Conclusion -- The U.S. Cobalt Market -- The 1978-1979 Cobalt Market Disruption