Asian and NATO Countries Get Actively Engaged in the “Battle for the Arctic”

Asian and NATO Countries Get Actively Engaged in the “Battle for the Arctic”

During the Cold War, Washington and Moscow fought hard for dominance in the Arctic. But then these tensions subsided in the 1990s, a period of “rapprochement between the West and Russia”. The Arctic Council was even created, bringing the states of the region together and allowing them to coordinate their policies. After that, for a…

China and the New Maritime Cartography

China and the New Maritime Cartography

Maritime transport currently represents 95% of everything transported in the world, two-thirds corresponding to oil and mineral traffic and container ships being a fifth of the total. The mega containers would have become essential elements to maintain the feverish export capacity of China, the Asian tigers or the European Union since they combine the capacity…

Russia Changes the Rules of Global Logistics while Bypassing the Suez

Russia Changes the Rules of Global Logistics while Bypassing the Suez

After the container ship Ever Given got stuck in the waters of the Suez Canal in 2020, global trade faced the consequences of a crisis factor that was previously considered unlikely. This incident highlighted the need, at least, to improve infrastructure capable of meeting the requirements of the ongoing growth of the global supply chain…

Denmark Boosts Presence in the Arctic With New Drones & Radar Systems

Denmark Boosts Presence in the Arctic With New Drones & Radar Systems

It is interesting to note that the Danish Defence Intelligence Service has in several of its threat assessments pointed to the Arctic region as being the biggest threat for Denmark. They are warning that Denmark might get stuck between the bigger players in the area such as the USA, Russia and China. On Thursday, February…

In Defense of Norwegian Russia Expert Glenn Diesen

In Defense of Norwegian Russia Expert Glenn Diesen

Norwegian Russia expert Glenn Diesen was recently victimized by a smear campaign driven by those who claim that his appearances on RT sharing non-mainstream views about Russia-EU relations is tantamount to so-called “Russian propaganda”, which curiously coincides with Oslo agreeing to host American B-1 bombers for the first time in what CNN described as “a…

New NORAD Warfare Strategies and Canada’s Role in the Great Game Revisited

New NORAD Warfare Strategies and Canada’s Role in the Great Game Revisited

The future battleground which Canada is being prepared to set up is to be found in the Arctic, Matthew Ehret writes. As relations between the USA and Russia continue to fall ever deeper into the abyss, and as China’s Belt and Road Initiative continues to evolve deep into the Eurasian Arctic via the Polar Silk…