August 29, 2022
The Rise (and Fall?) of the Polar Silk Road
By Marc Lanteigne
There is a sizeable gap between China’s ambitions for the PSR and its actual capabilities and accomplishments in the Arctic – and the gap has widened since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
June 05, 2021
Will Russia Put China’s Arctic Ambitions on Ice?
By Elizabeth Wishnick
Despite a close partnership, Russia has remained wary of China's involvement in the Arctic region.
August 13, 2020
What You May Not Know About Sino-Russian Cooperation in the Arctic and Why it Matters
By Sherri Goodman and Yun Sun
Despite disagreement on specific issues, China and Russia are aligning themselves strategically in the Arctic. Washington needs to pay attention.
June 11, 2019
The US and China’s Arctic Ambitions
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Malte Humpert.
September 12, 2017
Who Benefits From China’s Belt and Road in the Arctic?
By Marc Lanteigne
The Arctic implications of China's Belt and Road Initiative merit serious consideration.
March 08, 2017
Interview With Japan's Arctic Ambassador
By Joseph Hammond
Kazuko Shiraishi on Japan's approach to the Arctic region.
December 14, 2016
China’s Emerging Arctic Policy
By Nengye Liu
China has a clear (though as yet unwritten) strategy for the Arctic.
October 29, 2016
How Asian Countries Are Making Their Way Into the Arctic
By Nadezhda Filimonova and Svetlana Krivokhizh
Scientific research provides a doorway for Asian countries to pursue their interests in the Arctic.
December 16, 2015
China’s Arctic Strategy: The Geopolitics of Energy Security
By Mercy A. Kuo and Angelica O. Tang
Insights from Øystein Tunsjø
September 01, 2015
Why Did China Opt Out of the Arctic Climate Change Statement?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's decision sends a worrying signal that U.S.-China tensions will impact climate change negotiations.
May 27, 2015
Meet the Russian Politician Who Thinks That 'Tanks Don't Need Visas'
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Dmitry Rogozin believes in speaking loudly and carrying a big stick.
January 03, 2015
Russian Sanctions, China, and the Arctic
By Andreas Kuersten
Russia’s souring relations with the West have given China an Arctic opening.