Russia’s Lavrov turns down Norwegian invitation to Arctic talks in Tromsø

Russia’s Lavrov turns down Norwegian invitation to Arctic talks in Tromsø

Norway’s door for Arctic cooperation with Russia stays open, but Russia’s Foreign Minister seems reluctant to enter. At least as long as the Norwegian...
Finland plans to set up center to counter ‘hybrid’ threats

Finland plans to set up center to counter ‘hybrid’ threats

HELSINKI — Several NATO and EU countries are planning to establish a center in Helsinki to research how to counter "hybrid" warfare, a senior Finnish...
Trump’s Interior Department shortlist vexes employees, green groups

Trump’s Interior Department shortlist vexes employees, green groups

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump's shortlist of candidates to lead the U.S. Department of Interior has employees and environmental advocates fearful of a shift...
What will the future of US Arctic policy look like?

What will the future of US Arctic policy look like?

When Washington wants to know what to do in the Arctic, the answer has long been to ask, “What are the Russians up to?”...
Will Obama make a move to (further) lock up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

Will Obama make a move to (further) lock up the Arctic...

WASHINGTON — As soon as it became clear that Republicans would again hold both houses of Congress and the White House, some Alaskans started talking...
Greenland-Denmark relationship in “crisis” over issues surrounding 2 US bases

Greenland-Denmark relationship in “crisis” over issues surrounding 2 US bases

Even on a good day, the relationship between Copenhagen and Nuuk can be a strained one. Yesterday was not a good day.Take, for example,...
What will federal policies affecting Alaska Natives look like under the Trump administration?

What will federal policies affecting Alaska Natives look like under the...

A remarkable era for Alaska Natives and American Indians under President Barack Obama is ending and some tribal advocates are worried that progress will...
Will Trump reverse Obama’s Arctic policies? It’s too early to tell

Will Trump reverse Obama’s Arctic policies? It’s too early to tell

President Barack Obama has pinned a chunk of his legacy to policies in the Arctic and circumpolar north. He made an historic trip to Alaska...
Denmark suggests Greenland is responsible for cleaning up old US pollution

Denmark suggests Greenland is responsible for cleaning up old US pollution

Is Greenland looking to have its cake and eat it when it comes to cleaning up disused American military bases? Yes, appears to be...
Prospect of a Trump administration has some Alaskans optimistic about opening Arctic refuge for oil drilling

Prospect of a Trump administration has some Alaskans optimistic about opening...

Alaskans excited about a Donald Trump presidency have much of their wish list ready to go, even if his win caught some of them...