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by | Sep 4, 2022

In an important article in the American Conservative, researcher John Mac Ghlionn provides further evidence that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is aiming at no less than geopolitical primacy on what Sir Halford Mackinder called the Eurasian-African “World-Island.” Mac Ghlionn’s…

by | Feb 1, 2022

China is both a land and sea power, which makes containing it harder than it was to contain the largely landlocked Soviet Union. China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) stretches across the Eurasian landmass into Central Asia and Europe, while…

by | Nov 5, 2021

On August 30, Maj. Gen. Chris Donahue, the last “boots on the ground” in Afghanistan, stepped onto a C-17 cargo plane, ending U.S. presence in the country after two decades. Within a day, President Joe Biden delivered a speech on…

by | Oct 7, 2021

Antarctica just logged its coldest winter on record, with average temperatures hitting a blustery -78 degrees Fahrenheit. Individual temperatures hit as low as -144 degrees Fahrenheit. This is the coldest South Pole winter since records began in 1957. The dramatically…

by | Sep 23, 2021

Scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center announced Wednesday that the Arctic ice sheet extends 25 percent further than it did last summer, with 1.82 million square miles of ice at its annual low. Arctic ice coverage reaches…

by | Jul 23, 2020

On Tuesday, United States Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett unveiled its new Arctic Strategy in response to the growing significance of the historically peaceful region. The approach will be a coordinated effort between the Air Force and the newly christened…

by | Aug 27, 2019

As global interest in the Arctic has increased dramatically over recent years, so has the interest in policy circles within the U.S. The U.S. understands the vital importance of Greenland to its national and international security due to the island’s strategic geographic location…

by | Aug 17, 2019

According to recent reports, Trump is looking to make a deal, perhaps his biggest yet: the purchase of Greenland. The Wall Street Journal reports that the president has discussed a potential purchase on multiple occasions. Many have laughed at this…

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