January 31, 2014

Is Canada Ready to Defend the North from Russia?

Rob Huebert, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Canadian officials need to note that the Russians will play hardball on this issue and should be prepared for such actions. But if Canadian scientists can demonstrate that we have as good if not better scientific claim for the seabed of the region under the North Pole, we should be prepared to push forward. But no one should be under any illusions about how the Russians will behave in this regards. Where are those Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Navy?

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TAGGED: North Pole, Russia, Canada

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