Portugal’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Portugal’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

LISBON — Portugal's parliament ratified the entry of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Friday, bringing the most significant expansion...
Move fast, sell cheap: How Norway’s Equinor exited Russia

Move fast, sell cheap: How Norway’s Equinor exited Russia

LONDON/OSLO — Norway's Equinor became the first Western oil major to fully exit Russia this month, avoiding the high-profile clashes with Moscow experienced by...
Spain’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

Spain’s parliament backs NATO membership for Finland and Sweden

MADRID — Spain's parliament ratified the entry of Finland and Sweden to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on Thursday, bringing the two Nordic countries...
Turkey calls on next Swedish government to take counter-terrorism steps needed for NATO membership

Turkey calls on next Swedish government to take counter-terrorism steps needed...

ANKARA — The new Swedish government should now address security concerns that Turkey has raised in return for lifting its veto on Sweden and...
Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

Why Arctic wildfires are releasing more carbon than ever

Smoke from hundreds of wildfires darkened skies over the Alaska Interior this summer, with the state experiencing its fastest start to the fire season...
Gas from Gazprom’s major new project might be stranded in the Arctic

Gas from Gazprom’s major new project might be stranded in the...

There has been a big buzz in a remote area of Yamal tundra since construction work on Gazpronm's Kharasavey natural gas field was officially...
Canada adds third Arctic patrol ship to its fleet

Canada adds third Arctic patrol ship to its fleet

The Canadian Armed Forces has taken possession of its third new Arctic patrol ship, the HMCS Max Bernays. The ship was delivered Sept. 2 as...
How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

How US Northern Command is growing its presence in the Arctic

Defending the homeland is priority number one for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). USNORTHCOM is...
Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Arctic security expert will lead Washington polar institute

Rebecca Pincus will become the new director of the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute, the organization announced on Saturday. Michael Sfraga, who held the director position...
Russia a strategic challenge for NATO in Arctic, Stoltenberg says

Russia a strategic challenge for NATO in Arctic, Stoltenberg says

OTTAWA—Russia's capabilities in the North are a strategic challenge for NATO, its Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday, welcoming Canada's recently announced investments...