The US keeps falling further behind other nations in preparing for the opening of the Arctic Ocean

The US keeps falling further behind other nations in preparing for...

Meteorologist David Titley, a professor at Penn State, is a retired Navy admiral, which means  “I do not have to start everything with, ‘I...
Denmark, Greenland agree to revisit airport funding, putting Chinese investment on hold

Denmark, Greenland agree to revisit airport funding, putting Chinese investment on...

COPENHAGEN — The prime ministers of Denmark and Greenland on Wednesday agreed to explore if and how Danish funding could be used to build...
Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more U.S. Marines

Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more U.S. Marines

OSLO — Russia vowed on Thursday to retaliate for a plan by Norway to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there.Oslo...
The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and rescue

The Coast Guard is launching small satellites for Arctic search and...

Ice melt is opening the Arctic up to new maritime activity, from shipping routes to tourism. Yet only a small fraction of the region —...
Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to Russia

Norway to invite more U.S. Marines, for longer and closer to...

OSLO — Norway will ask the United States to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed in the country in a move...
Canada expands its air defense identification zone to cover Arctic archipelago

Canada expands its air defense identification zone to cover Arctic archipelago

In a statement released last week, Canada announced that it has expanded its Air Defense Identification Zone to cover all of the Canadian Arctic.The...
As Greenland’s plans to build new airports gather momentum, Denmark is struggling to get on board

As Greenland’s plans to build new airports gather momentum, Denmark is...

When it comes to the future of Greenland’s economy, there are two things lawmakers in Nuuk and in Copenhagen can agree on.The first is...
Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic border

Norway is worried by intensified Russian naval activity on its Arctic...

LONDON — Russia has increased its naval activity in international waters close to Norway and its military capabilities are a growing concern, Norway's navy...
Denmark, Canada agree to settle Hans Island dispute

Denmark, Canada agree to settle Hans Island dispute

A long-standing dispute over what is essentially a large rock between Nunavut and Greenland may soon find its end after representatives from Denmark and...
Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US trade deal

Against a backdrop of shifting Arctic security, Iceland seeks a US...

The United States and Iceland have a long history of bilateral agreements. In 1951, the United States agreed to provide military protection for Iceland...