Michael Byers op-ed: “Russia pulling ahead in the Arctic”

“Canada has a good working relationship with Russia with respect to the Arctic. There is no likelihood of Arctic states going to war,” said Canadian Prime Minister, as reported in a U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks. Although Stephen Harper never expected that his conversation with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen would be made public, the analysis was entirely correct.

Rideau Institute board member Michael Byers says that Russia is pulling head in the Arctic, and is doing so through co-operation with other Arctic states.

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