Rise, Arctic, Rise!

Russian Prime Minister Putin promises that the Arctic will remain “battle free” while Laurence Smith dreams of a “New North.”

Cold Response

NATO forces exercise north of the Arctic Circle to test cold weather operations and interoperability.

Arctic Tensions Rising

Tensions between Russia and its Arctic neighbor states flared up against last week when President Dmitri Medvedev told his Security Council on Wednesday that the country must be prepared to defend its claim on the region’s natural resources. With global warming rapidly changing the Arctic landscape, the region might well emerge as a future battleground […]

Losing Iceland

By insisting that Iceland compensate former Icesave clients, Britain and the Netherlands are failing to think ahead.