Increasing military activity in the Arctic

Key points:

  • Russia wary of NATO exercises in the High North.
  • Bigger role for Special Forces and cold weather training.
  • Climate change could lead to competition for resource exploitation.
  • Scope for non-military cooperation on environmental protection

For further details, see attached pdf file

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