August 27, 2012

China Breaks Ice on Northern Sea Route

Ravi Velloor, Korea Herald

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In April, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visited Iceland and Sweden - both Arctic Council members. Economic opportunities aside, gripped by a growing sense of siege thanks to the American “pivot” to Asia, China sees the NSR also as a potential safety valve.

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