The UK’s National Strategy for Maritime Security has the Arctic on its radar

The United Kingdom is a country with longstanding interests in the Arctic. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, English whalers…

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Putin signs law allowing oil and gas corporations to defend infrastructure

  On September 18, 2013, 28 Greenpeace activists and two journalists sailing on¬†the non-profit organization’s icebreaker, Arctic Sunrise, boarded Russia’s¬†Prirazlomnoye…

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Amendment to build icebreakers introduced to U.S. defense bill

  In mid November, U.S. Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced an amendment into the National Defense Authorization Act cosponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Patty…Continue Reading →