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...
Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

Western Nunavut is set to get a new marine surveillance system

The western Nunavut community of Cambridge Bay is among seven coastal communities in Canada that will test out a new marine information system.The system,...
Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country...
Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

BERLIN — The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises U.S. intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow...
Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

Norway isn’t happy with Gazprom-OMV asset swap deal, says energy minister

OSLO — Norway is not happy with an asset swap deal between Austria's OMV and Gazprom that would give the Russian gas giant access...
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...
Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US Coast Guard

Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US...

When he talks about his accomplishments and regrets during four years as Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft downplays the idea...
A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a big mistake.

A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a...

Scholars and sailors from six Arctic nations gathered at the U.S. Naval War College in April to begin a 13-month research program on Arctic...
With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

With an eye on Russia, U.S. Navy re-establishing its Second Fleet

WASHINGTON — The United States Navy is re-establishing its Second Fleet, responsible for the northern Atlantic Ocean, nearly seven years after it was disbanded...