U.S. Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment provide overwatch during an arctic deployment of Stryker armored vehicles as part of the U.S. Army Alaska led exercise Arctic Edge 18 at Eleison Air Force Base, Alaska, March 13, 2018. Arctic Edge 2018 is a biennial, large-scale, joint-training exercise that prepares and tests the U.S. military’s ability to operate tactically in extreme cold-weather conditions found in Arctic environments (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson)
Arctic military build-up poses new geopolitical and climate risks

A recent Senate proposal would needlessly create conditions for conflict with Russia while generating more greenhouse gas emissions.