Americas

CSIS analyzes the most important foreign policy and national security issues throughout the Western Hemisphere and their impact on the U.S. and its regional partners. 

Image
Photo: RHJ/Adobe Stock

Photo: RHJ/Adobe Stock

Hypersonic Hegemony: Niobium and the Western Hemisphere’s Role in the U.S.-China Power Struggle

CSIS Americas Program experts Guido L. Torres, Laura Delgado López, Ryan C. Berg, and Henry Ziemer argue China's growing control over Brazil's niobium industry risks putting the United States on the back foot when it comes to hypersonic missile technology. 

Commentary by Guido L. Torres, Laura Delgado López, Ryan C. Berg, and Henry Ziemer — March 4, 2024

Past Events


Experts


Image
Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development
Image
Romina Bandura
Senior Fellow, Project on Prosperity and Development, Project on U.S. Leadership in Development