April 27, 2014

Don't Bring NATO to the Arctic

Robert Murray & Tom Keating, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

As the situation in Ukraine continues to worsen, Canada is under increasing pressure to include the Arctic as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s strategy to counteract Russian aggression. We contend that it should continue to resist this pressure -- even in the wake of events in Crimea and eastern Ukraine.

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TAGGED: Canada, NATO, Arctic, Russia, Ukraine


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