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The Arctic and Geopolitics

  • David A. WelchEmail author
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Abstract

The Arctic is completely uninteresting geopolitically from a traditional security perspective, and while it is interesting from a nontraditional security perspective, it is truly important only in the one respect that just so happens to attract the least attention and action from policymakers.‌ Moreover, it is the one respect that forces us to look in the other direction.‌ Security is not at stake in any meaningful sense in the Arctic, but is very much at stake because of it.‌

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