A US helping hand to Norway in Jan Mayen also extends the Pentagon’s Arctic reach

A US helping hand to Norway in Jan Mayen also extends...

Jan Mayen, a Norwegian outpost at the edge of the Arctic, is known by that country’s military as its “most exotic” workplace. Earlier this...
Defense expert slams Ottawa for ignoring North Warning System upgrade

Defense expert slams Ottawa for ignoring North Warning System upgrade

In a scathing article published on Jan. 14, James Fergusson, a defense expert, says the federal government is dodging the need to replace the...
American forces withdraw from allied exercise in Arctic Norway

American forces withdraw from allied exercise in Arctic Norway

About 3,000 U.S. troops who were originally set to take part in Cold Response, a series of Norway-led winter drills in the Norwegian Arctic,...
New Nome port expansion plans add marine animal protections, but don’t increase depth

New Nome port expansion plans add marine animal protections, but don’t...

The latest draft of a feasibility study for expanding the port of Nome, a key port in the U.S. Arctic, narrows expansion options and includes...
New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in the Arctic, more collaboration with Coast Guard

New Senate legislation would require a greater U.S. Navy presence in...

A new bill introduced last week in the U.S. Senate would require the Navy to have a greater presence in the Arctic, in collaboration...
The latest U.S. national defense bill expands focus on Russia and China in the Arctic

The latest U.S. national defense bill expands focus on Russia and...

The annual U.S. defense bill, which includes several key Arctic provisions, passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives this week, and it...
Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

Greenland chooses Ericsson over Huawei for 5G rollout

COPENHAGEN — Greenland has picked Sweden's Ericsson over China's Huawei to supply equipment for its fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network, state telecoms operator Tele Greenland...
One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft carrier catches fire in Murmansk

One person is dead and several hurt as Russia’s only aircraft...

MOSCOW — At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral...
The EU moves forward toward a new Arctic strategy — and a more independent role in the region

The EU moves forward toward a new Arctic strategy — and...

Europe’s foreign ministers have given the green light to Brussels to update the European Union’s Arctic strategy, furthering expectations that the EU will seek...
Greenland is disappointed over its absence from US-Denmark ‘Arctic question’ discussion

Greenland is disappointed over its absence from US-Denmark ‘Arctic question’ discussion

When Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen met with U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the NATO summit in London on Wednesday, she...