The Arctic: A New Partnership Paradigm or the Next "Cold War"?

July 2011
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2011 3rd Quarter, Issue 62, p117
The article focuses on the need for the U.S. to join in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) to exercise its sovereign rights in the Arctic region. It mentions the so-called Arctic Five nations of Canada, Denmark, Norway, Denmark, Russia, and U.S. Several U.S. actions are mentioned including ratification of the UNCLOS Treaty, formation of the regional search and rescue (SAR) exercise Operation Arctic Light, and development of the Multinational Arctic Task Force (MNATF).


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