As a sad ironies go, this one takes the cake. We can actually observe a classic case of resource substitution taking place in real time. The island of Palau, formally mined for phosphate deposits, may now act as a resource for prisoner detainment.
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The even more phophate-exploited island of Nauru may also hold some possibilities for prisoner detainment. These nations are desperate for money now that they have run out of natural resources.