The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and Greenland, expert says

The US Navy needs to rework its relationships with Iceland and...

Climate change is reshaping the Arctic Ocean, and U.S. and NATO forces need to change their strategies in response, says Rebecca Pincus, an assistant...
An Inuit consortium from across Canada looks to recapture North Warning System contract

An Inuit consortium from across Canada looks to recapture North Warning...

With its non-Inuit joint-venture partner, an Inuit business consortium from across Canada's Arctic said earlier this week they plan to recapture the North Warning...
Nordic defense ministers discuss Russian exercise activities

Nordic defense ministers discuss Russian exercise activities

The Nordic defense ministers want to establish closer ties and when they meet in Bergen, Norway this week, simplifying access to each other’s territories...
Why the new Arctic ‘Cold War’ is a dangerous myth

Why the new Arctic ‘Cold War’ is a dangerous myth

All too often the Arctic region is portrayed as an area on the cusp of military crisis. This is an easy narrative to sell;...
China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert says

China’s interest in a Nunavut gold mine is commercial, legal expert...

The recent news that TMAC Resources Inc., a Canadian junior mining company in western Nunavut, wants to sell its Hope Bay gold mine to a...
During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by China, Russia: official

During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by...

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence, in a visit to Iceland next week, will have talks about 'incursions' into the Arctic Circle by China...
Sweden opts for Patriot missile system amid growing Russia tensions

Sweden opts for Patriot missile system amid growing Russia tensions

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will buy the Patriot air defense missile system from U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Co, the government said on Thursday, as it...
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...
Trump says Norway lacks ‘credible’ defense spending plan: paper

Trump says Norway lacks ‘credible’ defense spending plan: paper

OSLO — Norway, which shares an Arctic border with Russia, lacks a "credible plan" how to meet NATO's spending target, U.S. President Donald Trump...
A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

A new China-Iceland Arctic science observatory is already expanding its focus

It began as an aurora observatory — a place to improve atmospheric observations and space science in northern Iceland, at a rural outpost an...