Canada’s new Arctic patrol ship begins sea trials

Canada’s new Arctic patrol ship begins sea trials

Powered by its two diesel-electric engines, the future HMCS Harry DeWolf cruised into the Bedford Basin near Halifax last week to begin its sea...
On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, unease over military buildup grows

On Norway’s Arctic border with Russia, unease over military buildup grows

SETERMOEN/KIRKENES, Norway — Under a soft winter sun in northern Norway, U.S. Marines train in the ice and snow as they learn how to...
Lavrov sees Norway as possible bridge builder between Russia and NATO

Lavrov sees Norway as possible bridge builder between Russia and NATO

Lavrov had bilateral talks with his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide as they both were in Kirkenes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the...
Why Finland and Iceland want security politics in the Arctic Council

Why Finland and Iceland want security politics in the Arctic Council

The question of whether to include security issues in the Arctic Council is regularly raised in informal Arctic discussions. But at this year’s Arctic...
Man charged with murders of two Alaska Native women

Man charged with murders of two Alaska Native women

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A digital camera card containing videos of a man beating and strangling a woman in a hotel room led to the...
U.S. Coast Guard will broaden Arctic focus to include European Arctic, commandant says

U.S. Coast Guard will broaden Arctic focus to include European Arctic,...

In Washington on Tuesday, Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, spoke about the military service’s maritime strategy — and the Arctic...
Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

Brussels seeks new solid ground in melting Arctic

The melting of the Arctic has devastating global implications and the EU is not ready to stand by watching.Only three years after it adopted its...
U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while emphasizing energy geopolitics

U.S. Energy Secretary Perry praises Arctic oil and gas potential, while...

On Thursday at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, when U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry spoke about U.S. Arctic energy investments, he included...
Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

Norway won’t participate in a major European NATO exercise next year

NATO’s northernmost country, with a direct border to Russia’s militarized Kola Peninsula relies heavily on allied reinforcements, but lacks capacity to join when its...
Iqaluit hunters seek safety in technology amidst changing ice conditions

Iqaluit hunters seek safety in technology amidst changing ice conditions

How can technology best serve Inuit hunters?That’s the question that was discussed by about 20 Iqalungmiut who gathered at the Elders’ Qamaq in Iqaluit...