U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday. The Russian TU-95 "Bear" bombers flew into a so-called...
The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on ANWR drilling plans

The Trump administration has just announced its slate of hearings on...

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has scheduled public meetings, in locations ranging from tiny Alaska villages to the nation’s capital, to discuss the...
Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US Coast Guard

Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US...

When he talks about his accomplishments and regrets during four years as Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft downplays the idea...
A Nuuk plan to marginalize the Danish language in Greenland worries Copenhagen

A Nuuk plan to marginalize the Danish language in Greenland worries...

A single sentence in the agreement struck by the four parties making up Greenland’s new coalition government is threatening to sour the relationship between...
Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

Store Norske seeks to reopen a Svalbard coal mine

The board of Store Norske (the Svalbard coal mining company) has given the go-ahead for a reopening of the Svea coal mine at Svalbard,...
Greenland’s two largest parties have headed their separate ways

Greenland’s two largest parties have headed their separate ways

For the past year and half, the two largest parties in Greenland’s national assembly have agreed to disagree about uranium mining. Papering over the...
Nunavut’s ambitious road-port project is suspended

Nunavut’s ambitious road-port project is suspended

Less than three weeks after the Government of Nunavut withdrew from the scheme, the Nunavut Impact Review Board will suspend its environmental and socio-economic...
A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a big mistake.

A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a...

Scholars and sailors from six Arctic nations gathered at the U.S. Naval War College in April to begin a 13-month research program on Arctic...
With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

WASHINGTON — The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded...
Greenland PM Kim Kielsen to stay as PM following coalition agreement

Greenland PM Kim Kielsen to stay as PM following coalition agreement

Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen today announced he has agreed to lead a government coalition containing his Siumut party and three others Partii Naleraq, Atassut...