Anchorage will be home to the new US Arctic security center

Anchorage will be home to the new US Arctic security center

The new Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies will be located in Anchorage, Alaska, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Wednesday. A location...
Russia complains of Norwegian navy’s visit to Svalbard

Russia complains of Norwegian navy’s visit to Svalbard

A recent visit by a Royal Norwegian Navy ship to Svalbard is the latest step by Oslo in a series of successive actions to...
U.S. Coast Guard wraps up its annual Arctic Alaska operation

U.S. Coast Guard wraps up its annual Arctic Alaska operation

The U.S. Coast Guard over the weekend wrapped up an Arctic operational season that supported scientific research, environmental and public safety and international cooperation. Operation...
Norway scrambles fighter jets to follow Russian bombers, says Moscow

Norway scrambles fighter jets to follow Russian bombers, says Moscow

MOSCOW — Norway scrambled fighter jets to escort two Russian Tu-160 bombers over the Barents and Norwegian seas, the Russian defense ministry said on...
Lavrov calls for closer security consultations between Norway and Russia

Lavrov calls for closer security consultations between Norway and Russia

In his first meeting with Norway's new Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov proposed a stronger cooperation between the two countries' defense...
Canadian military lands in Iqaluit to assist with water crisis

Canadian military lands in Iqaluit to assist with water crisis

At least 20 members of the Canadian Armed Forces are on the ground in Iqaluit as part of the response to the city’s water...
U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in the Arctic

U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in...

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday cited the Arctic as a region of concern in a report that emphasized the security threats posed...
Northern mines could provide most of the EU’s strategic metals

Northern mines could provide most of the EU’s strategic metals

Greenland, northern Scandinavia and parts of Iceland — together with the wider Nordic region — are a potential source of nearly all the metals...
Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready to link climate with foreign policy

Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready...

Increased competition for natural resources and great-power rivalry in the Arctic has pushed the European Union to pledge to play a more assertive role...
Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

The Arctic has a key focus in the Finnish Government’s Defence Report of 2021, which lays out national security priorities for the upcoming years. The...