For a Biden Arctic Agenda, Look to Governance
Competition with China is too narrow a strategy for the far north.
Arctic Competition – Part Two
FP Analytics’ two-part Arctic Competition Power Map provides Insiders with an in-depth breakdown of how melting sea ice is enabling increased commercial activity and geopolitical competition over resources, shipping routes, and territory in the Arctic.
Forget Greenland, There’s a New Strategic Gateway to the Arctic
The Faroe Islands have a history of trading with everyone who will buy their fish. With growing tensions in the Arctic region, the islands are now receiving more attention from superpowers.
Arctic Competition – Part One
In Part I of FP Analytics’ Arctic Competition Power Map, we visualize how climate change is physically transforming the Arctic, lay out the scale of potential resources that will be made available, and detail the positions and interests of major players in the region.
There Is No Arctic Axis
Russia and China’s partnership in the north is primarily driven by business, not politics.
Trump’s Budget Puts Down Stakes in Greenland
Trump’s plan to buy the vast Arctic island fell short. But his administration is allocating half a million dollars moving ahead to build a U.S. consulate there.
Trump Puts Down New Roots in Greenland
Will the new U.S. diplomatic outpost in the Arctic get a warm welcome?
Greenland Is the Center of the World
The Arctic island offers a harrowing reminder of the environmental damage, and political dangers, already imposed by climate change.
Here’s How Trump Should Have Approached Greenland
The United States can build on its strategic toehold without buying the entire country.
Russia’s Military Exercises in the Arctic Have More Bark Than Bite
For now, cooperation still reigns.
Vanguards of the Thawing Arctic
After two decades of war in the desert, Canadian troops must relearn how to operate in the frozen north.
Russia’s Next Land Grab Won’t Be in an Ex-Soviet State. It Will Be in Europe.
First he came for Georgia, then for Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s next target is likely to be a non-NATO nation in the EU.
A New Cold Front in Russia’s Information War
As NATO’s footprint grows in Norway, Moscow may be using an espionage case to inflame the country’s internal divisions.
Stretched Thin on Thin Ice
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.
The Head of the U.S. Coast Guard Isn’t Afraid to Talk About Climate Change
It may not be a White House priority. But rising sea levels are critical to the service’s operations.
U.S. Coast Guard Chief Warns of Russian ‘Checkmate’ in Arctic
As the warming region opens to new commercial and geopolitical interests.