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Pavel Devyatkin

Washington Politics

Trump signals hawkish Arctic policy with new State Department regional coordinator

The Trump administration has abandoned climate change as a key issue for the Arctic and has instead turned toward harsh rhetoric aimed at Russia and China.

Washington Politics

The Pompeo Doctrine in effect: Poking the Russian Bear or countering China in the Arctic?

Flexing military muscles to counter Russia in the Arctic risks sparking a situation where states embark on the relentless mission of trying to achieve a monopoly of violence in the region.