The rapidly melting Arctic is creating an opportunity for resource extraction and the expansion of shipping routes. In 2008, under the US Department of the Interior’s supervision, the United States Geological Survey estimated that 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil and 30% of its gas is located in the Arctic Circle. Eight years later at […]
Norwegian-Russian co-operation is affecting Canada’s policy decisions on the Arctic and Russian aggression in the far north.
Aleksi Korpela discusses the creation of Norway’s all-female Jegertroppen, and the prospects for women in the Norwegian Armed Forces.
Arctic Council member states struck an historic agreement in New London, Connecticut. Paul Pryce discusses the implications for Canada.
Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.