Category: Arctic Cooperation

  • Great Power Competition in the Arctic

    “This new ocean is appearing on our maps, and it has all kinds of different implications… If you think about the Mediterranean Sea, there were 1,000 years of war to determine the relationships of those countries surrounding it. The question is can we open the Arctic and avoid the conflict?” – Angus King (I-ME) to […]

  • Arctic Chiefs of Defence Forum convenes for the first time since 2014

    On hiatus since Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea, the Arctic Chiefs of Defense Forum – less Russia – convened in St. John’s, Canada, on August 8, to discuss cooperation among the nations. Russia indicated in January it wanted to resume these meetings after assuming its second two-year chair of the Arctic Council last year. This was short-circuited by […]

  • Coast Guard hosts senior Arctic leader orientation visit

    Coast Guard Hosts Senior Leader Arctic Orientation Visit to Strengthen Partnerships in the Arctic, by Homeland Security Today, July 28, 2022. “The Coast Guard 17th District, and Sector Anchorage hosted visitors from Washington, D.C., in Anchorage, Alaska, July 18-19, 2022, to improve unity of effort in the region. The two-day tour provided policy makers and […]

  • Army tackles Arctic challenges alongside European allies

    Army Tackles Arctic Challenges Alongside European Allies, by Mikayla Easley, August 2, 2022 in National Defense Magazine. The author covers the renewed emphasis on Arctic operations by the US Army, including the Army’s 2021 strategy document, Regaining Arctic Dominance: The US Army in the Arctic. During a discussion of Army strategy at a recent defense defense exhibition […]