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Arctic security in an age of climate change, edited by James Kraska

Arctic security in an age of climate change, edited by James Kraska
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Arctic security in an age of climate change
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Responsibility statement
edited by James Kraska
"This is the first book to examine Arctic defense policy and military security from the perspective of all eight Arctic states. In light of climate change and melting ice in the Arctic Ocean, Canada, Russia, Denmark (Greenland), Norway, and the United States, as well as Iceland, Sweden, and Finland, are grappling with an emerging Arctic security paradigm. This volume brings together the world's most seasoned Arctic political-military experts from Europe and North America to analyze how Arctic nations are adapting their security postures to accommodate increased shipping, expanding naval presence, and energy and mineral development in the polar region. The book analyzes the ascent of Russia as the first "Arctic superpower, " the growing importance of polar security for NATO and the Nordic states, and the increasing role of Canada and the United States in the region" -- provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Circumpolar Perspectives: 1. Arctic security: the indirect approach Franklyn Griffiths; 2. The challenges and security issues of Arctic marine transport Lawson Brigham; 3. Arctic meltdown and its implications for shipping and ports in Asia Joshua Ho; Part II. European Security Interests in the Arctic: 4. Arctic security and Norway Rolf Tamnes; 5. Norway and the Arctic: between multilateral governance and geopolitics Geir Flikke; 6. Military aspects of Russia's policy: hard power and natural resources Katarzyna Zysk; 7. The next geographical pivot: the Russian Arctic in the twenty-first century Caitlyn Antrim; 8. The rise of the Arctic on the global stage Pauli Ja; rvenpa; a; and Tomas Ries; 9. The Arctic challenge to Danish foreign and security policy Nikolaj Petersen; 10. Arctic security -- a Greenland perspective Adam Worm; 11. Territorial discourses and identity politics: Iceland's role in the Arctic Valur Ingimundarson; Part III. North American Security Interests in the Arctic: 12. Canada's security and foreign policy in the Arctic Robert Huebert; 13. Polar race or polar saga? Canada and the circumpolar world Whitney Lackenbauer; 14. American security in the Arctic James Kraska; 15. Arctic security considerations and the U.S. Navy's roadmap for the Arctic David W. Titley and Courtney St John
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