Listen: Congo, China, Iran discussed on Army Wife Talk Radio
"Or you've got smog. Manipulated by larger powers, most of them in this case when if belated by Iran to not necessarily during the interest of the smaller group to try to clan, the of the legion, but furthering the interests of the outside America later, and I spent a lot of term, and that particular tractor documenting that that as a geopolitical diplomatic and military security problem that future American leaders lead to have shown facility and being to not only understand. But. If I say deal with conflict. Policy to deal with it. So that it doesn't harm American interest. And the last one I looked at his Congo ashes several times Connolly are well between ninety six and two thousand three somewhere between three and five million. People died in the great Congo war. That's huge number people. That's more than died in that war between Iran and Iraq and in the eighties the early nineties Hong has a good of having some of the most important middle deposits on the planet. Here's something I'm used in several features given it takes twenty two pounds of Congolese cobalt to make one of the lithium ion car batteries that power. China's small electric cars that China's people watch listen to around Beijing and Shanghai in the like their pictures of these of the on the web, I think they looked pretty cool. But then they're very sadly behind but takes twenty pounds Cobol to manufacture their battery. That's why China buys anywhere between seventy sixty seventy percent of congas cobalt output. That is a great power with a absolute dedicated economic, and I will say domestic political interest and secure Congolese cobalt. No, the healthy. The only thing going on here. Affleck's the entire globe. But there are some places that are far more corrupt than others. Condos only Leach have a an interest. And this is a hard thing to say. But it is documenting. It's true have an interest in stirring, the pot. So that they can control access and other words wake off. Off a certain percentage of the of selling Congolese, minerals and. Position and cling food food product. Which corruption right? That's that's that play and lush. Oh trying to enter wrong as well. I spend more time on that and Congo show. How someone who thinks they g I let my digital equipment. I wanted what cars in the like you are going to have to look back through the trail to see what it takes to produce the gizmos to like and some of the less than savory decision. Deals crimes that are committed and other asserting man and factors. Whatever nations that have access to. On these rental and Okondo valuable.."