August 6, 2012

Race for Arctic Mostly Rhetoric

Gwynne Dyer, Winnipeg Free Press

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The media always love conflict, and now that the Cold War is long gone, there's no other potential military confrontation between the great powers to worry about. Governments around the Arctic Ocean are beefing up their armed forces for the coming struggle, so where are the flashpoints and what are the strategies? It's great fun to speculate about possible wars.

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