Articles by Alec Dubro

The Rare Earth Dilemma

June 14, 2022 | The United States is increasingly worried about China's near-monopoly on the mining and processing of these strategic minerals.

Scraping the Bottom of the Sea

August 10, 2021 | Deep sea mining companies are not just exploiting the oceans, they're harming the low-income nations surrounding the proposed mine sites.

China At the Edges

June 4, 2021 | China has territorial disputes with nearly all of its neighbors. It wants respect, not war.

Echoes of Nomonhan

December 15, 2020 | A little-known 1939 battle in the Mongolian grasslands helped determine World War II and shape the current geopolitics of Northeast Asia.