Rare Minerals, used in almost all modern electronic devices, are highly contested. Countries such as the Congo are on the brink of civil war, with rival factions competing for access to mine these resources which are now referred to as 'Conflict Minerals'. Tantalum, is an example of such a rare commodity. It has become indispensable for constructing highly efficient, compact capacitors, which are commonly used in mobile devices as well as computer chips.
On this topic, iPoint gave an interview to SIGNAL Magazine. SIGNAL Magazine is the only international news based magazine serving the critical information needs of government, military and industry decision makers active in the following fields: C4ISR, information security, intelligence, research and development, electronics, and homeland security.
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