Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

Russia’s East Siberian Sea is the most dangerous for Arctic shipping

The risk for ship accidents varies across the Arctic waters of the Northern Sea Route and a recent study found the East Siberian Sea...
China’s Arctic plans represent a new way of looking at world

China’s Arctic plans represent a new way of looking at world

In 2014, China released a new map, interpreted the world over as an attempt to redefine geopolitics and claim more of the South China...
How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way toward a solution

How a dispute over China and Greenland’s airports worked its way...

If you look at a map of the Arctic you will notice soon how humongously large Greenland is. It is the world’s largest island.,...
Growing security concerns make the Arctic loom larger in Washington

Growing security concerns make the Arctic loom larger in Washington

Concerns over a shifting security situation could finally be earning the Arctic more attention among Washington insiders, if a series of recent congressional hearings...
Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in their Helsinki summit

Finland’s president is lobbying Putin, Trump to include the Arctic in...

Finnish president Sauli Niinistö is encouraging Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to put Arctic issues on the agenda when the two presidents meet in...
U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

U.S., Russian officials discuss sanctions, Russian gas pipeline plans

WASHINGTON — Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia and Moscow's plan to expand its Nord Stream...
China looks to build its first nuclear icebreaker

China looks to build its first nuclear icebreaker

The China National Nuclear Corporation, a state-owned enterprise which oversees all civil and military nuclear programs, announced it was seeking bids for the country’s...
How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

In 1977, Norway established a maritime Fisheries Protection Zone (FPZ) around the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Norway avoided claiming an outright Exclusive Economic Zone...
Trump says Norway lacks ‘credible’ defense spending plan: paper

Trump says Norway lacks ‘credible’ defense spending plan: paper

OSLO — Norway, which shares an Arctic border with Russia, lacks a "credible plan" how to meet NATO's spending target, U.S. President Donald Trump...
‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense Secretary Mattis

‘America’s got to up its game in the Arctic,’ says Defense...

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska — The United States needs to "up its game" in the Arctic and deal with an increasingly important and...