Norway considers whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considers whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway's foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, a presence...
Norway’s military calls for widespread Arctic surveillance

Norway’s military calls for widespread Arctic surveillance

The Norwegian Armed Forces argues that the current security policy situation requires extensive surveillance and presence in the Arctic."A higher level of military presence...
Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in Alaska

Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in...

WASHINGTON — Boeing Co. was awarded a $6.56 billion U.S. defense contract for development and sustainment of an enlarged ground-based midcourse anti-ballistic missile defense...
Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Understanding climate change is key to Arctic diplomacy, experts say

Arctic diplomacy requires a deep understanding of climate change, researchers say — but scientists are struggling to predict and convey the unprecedented changes taking...
Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

Russian military spending falls, could affect operations: think-tank

STOCKHOLM — Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades, with tighter purse-strings likely to affect...
Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to remote areas

Citing security concerns, Russia opposes US startup promising satellite internet to...

MOSCOW — Russia's state security agency is opposing a high-level deal for the U.S. OneWeb satellite startup to bring Internet access to remote parts...
Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming, says UN

Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming, says UN

LONDON/INCHEON, South Korea — Keeping the Earth's temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius means making rapid, unprecedented changes in the way people use energy...
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...
In a new report, Britain reconsiders its Arctic military capabilities

In a new report, Britain reconsiders its Arctic military capabilities

To understand the British House of Commons report, released earlier this month, expressing concern about that country’s capabilities to conduct military operations in the...
A new Russian Arctic naval base in the Sakha Republic is almost finished

A new Russian Arctic naval base in the Sakha Republic is...

The construction of a new naval base in the remote town Tiksi is almost complete, according to Northern Fleet commander Nikolay Yevmenov.Yevmenov met with...