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

Fur Trades and Pandemics: Coronavirus and Denmark’s Great Mink Massacre
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Fur Trades and Pandemics: Coronavirus and Denmark’s Great Mink Massacre

“The worst case scenario is a new pandemic, starting all over again out of Denmark,” came the words of a grave Kåre Mølbak, director of the Danish health authorities, the State Serum Institute. According to the Institute, COVID-19 infections were registered on 216 mink farms on November 6. Not only had such infections been registered;…

Nord Stream 2: Is European Self-Interest Finally Surpassing US Influence
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Nord Stream 2: Is European Self-Interest Finally Surpassing US Influence

The United States has always regarded itself as the “exceptional “nation. That view may in many circumstances be relatively benign. It becomes less so when it is used as a justification for treating other countries as being less significant in the overall order of things. It is even less justifiable when that exceptionalism is taken…

Europe’s Gas Alliance With Russia Is a Match Made in Heaven
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Europe’s Gas Alliance With Russia Is a Match Made in Heaven

Amidst the excitement over the killing of the ISIS chief Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, a development of much impact on international security passed by when Denmark made the innocuous announcement on October 30 that it would permit the proposed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to pass through its exclusive economic zone. Copenhagen modestly explained that it…