Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

Will the Arctic Council begin addressing national security?

This year’s Arctic Council ministerial meeting showcased increasingly complicated issues in the region — from national security to climate change and more — and...
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...
New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic development

New satellite images show the speed and extent of Russia’s Arctic...

Russia continues to pursue its security and economic interests above the Arctic Circle and new satellite imagery collected by High North News shows the...
The US Coast Guard plans to request more icebreaker funding next year

The US Coast Guard plans to request more icebreaker funding next...

U.S. Coast Guard commandant Adm. Karl Schultz said on Monday that the agency plans to ask for additional icebreaker funding in the 2021 budget.Speaking...
Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs watching

Pompeo: Russia is ‘aggressive’ in Arctic, China’s work there also needs...

ROVANIEMI, Finland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Russia is behaving aggressively in the Arctic and China's actions there...
US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic

US Defense Department report warns of risk of Chinese submarines in...

WASHINGTON — Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act...
The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and details, say critics

The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and...

The U.S. Navy quietly released a barebones new Arctic Strategic Outlook earlier this year, which critics say doesn't do enough to sketch the challenges...
U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in four decades

U.S. Coast Guard awards contract for first new heavy icebreaker in...

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a contract to VT Halter Marine Inc. to design and construct the first U.S. heavy icebreaker in decades.The...
The US Coast Guard’s new Arctic strategy highlights geopolitics and security

The US Coast Guard’s new Arctic strategy highlights geopolitics and security

The U.S. Coast Guard's new Arctic Strategic Outlook, released on Monday, shows a shift in focus toward geopolitical and security concerns in the region.The...
Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway rearms Finnmark for new security landscape

Norway's army is well underway with establishing a new Cavalry Battalion, Home Guard and a Ranger Company in Finnmark, Norway's northernmost region, which borders...