Politics & Policy

Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Rebecca Pincus will become the new director of the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute, the organization announced on Saturday. Michael Sfraga, who held the director position...
Alaska Native organization postpones annual convention amid soaring COVID-19 rates

Alaska Native organization postpones annual convention amid soaring COVID-19 rates

The Alaska Federation of Natives has postponed its annual convention to December, citing the coronavirus pandemic as the reason for the two-month delay from...
Russia a strategic challenge for NATO in Arctic, Stoltenberg says

Russia a strategic challenge for NATO in Arctic, Stoltenberg says

OTTAWA—Russia's capabilities in the North are a strategic challenge for NATO, its Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, welcoming Canada's recently announced investments...
US Senate moves to support rapid NATO accession for Finland, Sweden

US Senate moves to support rapid NATO accession for Finland, Sweden

U.S. senators have introduced a resolution last week that would support Finland and Sweden's accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and call for...
NATO secretary general to focus on Arctic during Canada visit

NATO secretary general to focus on Arctic during Canada visit

OTTAWA—NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Canada next week to focus on Arctic security amid climate change and Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Canadian...
Swedish foreign minister confirms NATO talks with Turkey on Friday

Swedish foreign minister confirms NATO talks with Turkey on Friday

COPENHAGEN—Envoys from Finland, Sweden and Turkey are due to meet for talks about NATO's expansion in Finland on Friday, a minister has confirmed, discussions...
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