On Geopolitics

A Warmer Arctic Makes for Hotter Geopolitics

Rodger Baker
Senior VP of Strategic Analysis, Stratfor
Sep 5, 2019 | 09:15 GMT
A nuclear-powered submarine crew trains in the Murmansk region of Russia.

Thawing ice due to climate change could gradually make the frozen Arctic easier to transit.

(LEV FEDOSEYEV/TASS via Getty Images)

The world's northernmost frontier has taken on a renewed significance for the countries that have the most to lose, and gain, from the Arctic's melting ice and shifting political order....

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