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James Kennedy

President, ThREE Consulting

James Kennedy is president of ThREE Consulting, Thorium & Rare Earth Elements, Mining Minerals and Metals (ThREEM3). He is also a consultant to the U.S. government, financial, mining and energy industry on strategic issues related to rare earths and thorium within the U.S. regulatory environment.

On Rare Earths, the Pentagon Is Making the Same Mistake Twice

Its investment in a California mining venture is pretty much exactly the wrong approach to securing access to vital materials.


China Is Beating the US in the Rare-Earths Game

It’s time for the administration to use its powers to preserve America’s access to vital defense materials.


Here’s a Way Out of Our Rare-Earths Mess

China controls substances so valuable that the Pentagon dares not act. It’s up to the Senate now.