September 26, 2010

An Arctic Example for Resource Cooperation

Arthur Cyr, China Post

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Two just concluded international conferences provide promising evidence that we can handle complex challenges of allocating resources, including those of the Arctic, in transnational terms.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Russia, Arctic Circle, Arctic Ocean, Ford Foundation, McGeorge Bundy, Alaska


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