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Russian aggression gives US excuse to focus military, and more, on Arctic

In its new strategy, Washington will “seek to uphold international law, rules, norms, and standards in the Arctic.”

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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.

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How the war in Ukraine has altered the Arctic's regional dynamics

Western countries are stuck between the need to condemn Russia while at the same time needing Moscow’s cooperation.

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Why we should put a freeze on Arctic militarization

Diverting US ships and fighter jets to the region will just waste taxpayer dollars.

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Don't put the Arctic on the back burner: Multilateralism's role in a melting north

The US can no longer afford to ignore the potential for regional conflict due to a changing climate.