August 9, 2012

Russia, Canada Gear Up for Arctic Non-War

Robert Beckhusen, Danger Room

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The exaggerated fears of a coming Arctic war with Russia have largely receded since a media freakout last year. But that isn’t stopping Russia from building new bases in the frigid north. Canada is also splurging on Arctic drones. Less assertive is the United States, which is boosting Coast Guard operations near Alaska.

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