Arctic Ambitions: China’s Engagement With the Northern Sea Route
By Tiago Tecelão Martins
As climate change makes the Arctic shipping route more feasible, China is leaning in.
Amid Ukraine War, Russia’s Northern Sea Route Turns East
By Trym Eiterjord
With the exit of European partners and buyers, Russia is looking to China and India to get its Arctic energy projects off the ground.
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.
China, Russia, and Arctic Geopolitics
By Ling Guo and Steven Lloyd Wilson
China’s burgeoning role in the Arctic could translate into direct competition with Russia.
Russia’s Northern Sea Route Faces Setbacks, Low Interest
By Steven Stashwick
Despite warming Arctic, competition among great powers remains cool.
China-Russia Trouble on the Arctic Silk Road?
By Nengye Liu
The future of the 'Ice Silk Road' is bright -- as long as China-Russia relations remain on good terms.
Beijing’s Arctic Play: Just the Tip of the Iceberg
By Elizabeth C. Economy
China has clearly signaled that it has a strong interest in the Arctic region.
Japan, Korea, Singapore and the Arctic Sea Lanes
By Katherine Cima and Russell Sticklor
All three countries have their eye on the potential of the Arctic and the Northern Sea Route.
Russia to Establish Arctic Military Command
By Zachary Keck
By the end of this year, Russia will establish the Northern Fleet-Unified Strategic Command.
Japan and Russia: Arctic Friends
By Stratos Pourzitakis
Increasingly close ties offer both countries potential benefits in the Arctic and elsewhere.
Understanding China’s Arctic Policies
China is playing a prudent long game in the region, with economics the driving factor.
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
By Abhijit Singh
As stakeholders take increasingly assertive territorial postures, the regional focus turns to security.