NORAD exercise takes to the Arctic skies

NORAD exercise takes to the Arctic skies

Planespotters in Nunavut might see a variety of Canadian and American military aircraft this week as the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Arctic air...
NORAD upgrade could be ‘transformative,’ Inuit business leader says

NORAD upgrade could be ‘transformative,’ Inuit business leader says

An impending upgrade of the North American Aerospace Defense Command could create economic opportunities for Inuit if it’s done right, says Clint Davis, the...
US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this summer

US Coast Guard announces plans to transit the Northwest Passage this...

The U.S. Coast Guard will transit through the Northwest Passage later this year, in collaboration with Canada, Adm. Karl L. Schultz announced on Thursday. In...
Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will be complicated

Why shifting US Arctic policy to focus on climate change will...

During the four years of the Trump administration, U.S. involvement in the Arctic Council was largely defined — at least in public — by...
A Norway-based US bomber visits the Arctic for the first time

A Norway-based US bomber visits the Arctic for the first time

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer strategic bomber landed for a brief refueling stop at the Bodø Air Base just north of the Arctic...
Norway suspends sale of engine maker to Russian company on security grounds

Norway suspends sale of engine maker to Russian company on security...

OSLO/LONDON — Norway has suspended the sale of a Norwegian engine maker owned by Rolls-Royce Holdings to a Russian-controlled company while it assesses the...
Finland’s military blocked a Chinese bid to buy an Arctic airport for climate research flights

Finland’s military blocked a Chinese bid to buy an Arctic airport...

The Finnish Defence Forces spurned an offer by the Chinese Polar Research Institute to buy or rent Kemijärvi airport over security reasons, according to...
Five Eyes alliance urged to forge ties with Greenland to secure minerals

Five Eyes alliance urged to forge ties with Greenland to secure...

LONDON — The intelligence sharing alliance known as Five Eyes should forge ties with Greenland to boost supplies of critical minerals and cut dependence...
Norway-based US bomber flies over Baltic states in show of solidarity, says Air Force

Norway-based US bomber flies over Baltic states in show of solidarity,...

VILNIUS/OSLO — A long-range U.S. bomber flew over the capitals of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Wednesday in a show of solidarity with NATO...
Geopolitics is making two rare earths mining projects in Greenland more complicated

Geopolitics is making two rare earths mining projects in Greenland more...

COPENHAGEN — In the tenth century, Erik the Red, a Viking from Iceland, was so impressed with the vegetation on another Arctic island he...