Danish lawmakers argue that the Arctic should play a bigger part in Denmark’s foreign policy

Danish lawmakers argue that the Arctic should play a bigger part...

Almost exactly a year ago, Peter Taksøe-Jensen, an influential Danish diplomat, put forward a list of proposals for how the Kingdom of Denmark (which...
Scotland seeks “even stronger partnerships with northern neighbours”

Scotland seeks “even stronger partnerships with northern neighbours”

 Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, then President of Iceland and architect of the Arctic Circle, had invited Sturgeon to address the annual Arctic Circle gathering when...
Liberal infrastructure plan produced northern spending slump: report

Liberal infrastructure plan produced northern spending slump: report

A much-ballyhooed federal infrastructure plan appears to have had the unintended consequence of creating a slump in spending on capital works projects across northern...
The spring session of Greenland’s legislature will be long. Mercifully, it may also be uneventful

The spring session of Greenland’s legislature will be long. Mercifully, it...

In the coming week, the spring session of Inatsisartut, Greenland’s national assembly, gets down to its first full week of business after holding its...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
Iceland’s finance minister expresses doubts about EAA membership

Iceland’s finance minister expresses doubts about EAA membership

"The time has come in my opinion for us in Parliament to take into serious consideration what the position of the EFTA countries is...
Russia updates defense missile systems, including in the Arctic

Russia updates defense missile systems, including in the Arctic

MOSCOW — Russia will in 2019 deploy the S-350 Vityaz new generation short- to mid-range surface-to-air defense missile complex, the Russian Defense Ministry said...
Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Greenland is getting more of a say in Danish military matters

Lawmakers representing Greenland in Copenhagen are leveraging growing international focus on the Arctic as negotiations over Denmark’s 2018-2022 defense budget head into their final phase.In...
With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for Bering Strait shipping lanes

With marine traffic growing, international shipping agency approves US-Russia plan for...

The Bering Strait, where vessel traffic is increasing as Arctic sea ice retreats, will have designated shipping lanes and island buffer zones to protect...
U.S. military warns against Russian Arctic expansion

U.S. military warns against Russian Arctic expansion

U.S. military officials have upped their rhetoric on Russia’s activities in the Arctic.In statements made before the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. Senate,...