Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company

IT was a US Senator, Hiram Johnson, who is credited with coining the saying in 1918 that “truth is the first casualty of war” and if Dryblower is right it will be a US President who proves it, as shots ring out to mark the start a global trade war – with mining companies the first to be wounded.

Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company Dryblower hears the first shots in a global trade war and reports that the first victim is a mining company

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