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Diplomacy at the Top of the World

Aug 31, 2015
Wilson Center Global Fellow Ken Yalowitz, James F. Collins, and Ross Virginia discuss the need for constructive cooperation and dialogue between Russia and the West on important issues in the Arctic.

Alaska Is Our Arctic

Aug 31, 2015
President Obama visits Alaska for the U.S. Department of State sponsored Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER). He will also visit rural Alaska, becoming the first U.S. president to travel to the Arctic region on the United States. The conference will highlight challenges in the Arctic, look at innovative ways to address those challenges at various levels of government, and broaden global awareness of impacts of climate change in the Arctic. But the U.S. Arctic needs to be an active participant to act in its own interests.

Working Groups

Aug 28, 2015