If your country has large mineral deposits, look out.
The United States has a history of taking very aggressive interest when these deposits are discovered, most notably in Afghanistan. Will we see the same “regime change” rhetoric be directed toward Mexico? The road has already been paved as the U.S. government has stated that the Mexican cartels are a foreign terrorist organization. Additional political upheaval could provide even more opportunity for U.S. intervention. Lastly, a Forbes headline offers yet another angle: “Mexico, with the largest lithium mine in the world; Chinese seek to exploit it.”
The Last American Vagabond takes a closer look at why these deposits are so important for the U.S. military.
This is an excerpt of The Daily Wrap Up 12/17.
Full Episode Can Be Seen Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ipdg…
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