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As Glaciers Thaw, Arctic Becomes a Hot Spot to Geopolitical Interests

... dimensions raise historical notions of the Cold War— a period of disastrous relations between the Soviet Union and the United States, with consequential geopolitical tensions. Media outlets and the corresponding nations mustn’t frame the situation in the Arctic as the Cold War of the 21st century, as this would have grave consequences for international relations. The U.S. and Russia are mainly at jeopardy here, and they must focus on what matters most. Scientific research is an avenue on which the two countries can collaborate effectively on. Given the Arctic’s lesser-known attributes and largely untouched environment, the ...


Russia and the US in the Arctic: Cooperate to Survive

... our common interests and personal relationships are a solid enough foundation for a fruitful cooperation in the Arctic in the foreseeable future. From your point of view, what is one most promising, area of cooperation between the Arctic states, in Russian and the US in particular? Paul Berkman: There are examples in both Polar regions. In Antarctica at the height of the Cold War science was used as a tool of diplomacy, and brought the United States and Soviet Union together to sign the Antarctic Treaty in 1959. That treaty became the first nuclear arms agreement in the world, and it set aside nearly 10% of the Earth ...


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