Global warming is changing the environment in the Arctic and has brought hopes of a 21st century gold rush for the potential wealth of energy and mineral resources there. Even China, with no territorial interests at stake, is now an observer member of the Arctic Council, the body which deals with the region’s affairs. The geopolitics in the High North are shifting and the impact on Arctic states such as Greenland and Iceland will be significant.

A NEW ‘Great Game’ is evolving in the Arctic Circle. In the decade ahead, Greenland and Iceland will be at the centre of a strategic competition, in which the United States, Canada, China, Russia, and Europe will be seeking more influence, par...

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Dr. James Jay Carafano
What does interest Beijing, though, is the prospect of opening up considerably shorter transit routes for shipping through the Northern Sea Route, north of Siberia between the Atlantic and Pacific
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