This article from the Asian Review is timely, but it seems to be proof of one important fact, the new Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth Braithwaite, is acutely aware of the importance of the Arctic.
That bodes well for the Coast Guard’s icebreaker program.
US Secretary of State Says Russia Has Advanced ‘Unlawful Maritime Claims’ in the Arctic https://www.marinelink.com/news/us-secretary-state-says-russia-advanced-487743
An interesting video. Probably no surprises for regular readers here, but good to see this being conveyed to the general public.
“China’s Arctic ambitions tempered by geographic realities”
Really Russia is China’s gateway to the Arctic.