More U.S. Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

More U.S. Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

OSLO — The United States will more than double the number of Marines stationed in Norway, in line with plans first outlined in June,...
Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful cooperation

Amid increasingly aggressive geopolitical rhetoric, the US Coast Guard seeks peaceful...

The Trump administration may have recently amplified its rhetoric around geopolitics and national security concerns in the Arctic, but the U.S. Coast Guard, the...
Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear plan boosts quotas

Reflecting local fears of increased attacks, Nunavut’s new draft polar bear...

The Government of Nunavut’s draft proposal for managing polar bear harvesting might not be popular outside the territory, but it reflects the experience of...
Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

After more than two years of work, the Liberal government’s new Arctic policy framework won’t be ready for release until after it works out...
Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in Alaska

Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in...

WASHINGTON — Boeing Co. was awarded a $6.56 billion U.S. defense contract for development and sustainment of an enlarged ground-based midcourse anti-ballistic missile defense...
Eating shoots and raising questions, Chinese pandas arrive in Copenhagen

Eating shoots and raising questions, Chinese pandas arrive in Copenhagen

Whatever you think of China’s interests in the Arctic, its recent ambitions to play a larger role in the region have been increasingly explicit....
Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during NATO war games

Finland’s PM suggests Russia could be responsible for GPS jamming during...

HELSINKI/MOSCOW — Finland's GPS signal was intentionally disrupted during NATO war games in the Nordic countries over the past few weeks and the culprit...
Iceland prioritizes continuity and a smooth transition to Russia in its chairmanship of the Arctic Council

Iceland prioritizes continuity and a smooth transition to Russia in its...

Last month, Iceland assumed chairmanship of the Arctic Council. But its leaders are already looking to the future, when Russia will take over the...
U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

U.S. Coast Guard’s Arctic season underway with station opened at Kotzebue

The U.S. Coast Guard has set up its summer shop in Arctic Alaska, establishing a seasonal base of operations at Kotzebue, a hub community...
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday.The Russian TU-95 "Bear" bombers flew into a so-called...