It might still take some time to happen, but the US has already made clear that it intends to challenge Russia’s sovereign control of its Arctic Ocean territory on the basis of so-called “freedom of navigation” principles that are driven by its desire to cash in on the Northern Sea Route.
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Part I PART II: Geopolitical Application It is now time to segue into the geopolitical applications of the RCSP. This section will begin with Northeast Asia and then proceed counterclockwise into exploring the dual approaches towards Central Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. It will then move on to Europe […]
The US Council on Foreign Relations authoritatively projects that in the XXI century the rivalry over Arctic mineral riches will escalate into a new type of a Cold War, which promises to be a conflict profoundly different from the one that marked the XX century’s bipolarity epoch. Indeed, it is […]