Tom Cotton: The U.S. should buy Greenland

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Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) called Monday for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark, citing the potential economic benefits in purchasing the mineral-rich Arctic island territory.

Cotton last week also told a group in Arkansas that he urged the president to buy Greenland and met with the Danish ambassador about selling Greenland to the U.S.

“Greenland is rich in a wide array of mineral deposits, including rare-earth minerals — resources critical to our high-tech and defense industries,” Cotton wrote. “China currently dominates the market in these minerals and has threatened to withhold them from us to gain leverage in trade negotiations.”

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