March 16, 2011
Germany Enters Scramble for the Arctic
Schwagerl & Seidler, Der Spiegel
As the Arctic ice melts, Germany wants to make sure its scientists gain unfettered access to the region. They have been hindered by the Russians, and other Arctic nations have been hesitant to cooperate. But Berlin also has its eyes on the bigger North Pole booty: natural resources and sea routes.
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