søndag 6. november 2016

Report: China's Arctic Activities Demand Closer US Attention

A report by the State Department's International Security Advisory Board (ISAB) expresses concern about the rapid expansion of China's activities in the Arctic. The board of national-security experts is now urging the U.S. government to pay more attention to the impact of China's Arctic activities on regional security. Overall, ISAB is calling for a continuing U.S. leadership role on Arctic issues, and highlighting concerns about "Russian interests, policies and activities" in the world's northernmost regions. But the board also has reviewed the activities of China and other countries not physically close to the Arctic but who have growing interests in its development. Read more