The Challenges and Opportunities of Arctic Security, Water Security and Climate Issues

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Hoover Institution, Stanford University
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Arctic security, geo-political and geo-strategic challenges with Russia have reemerged, China is seeking a broader regional role all while NATO and our allies are being tested by a more assertive Russia and an increasingly confident China.  Changes in global climate, mid latitude glacial degradation and the diminishing Arctic ice cap will make the Arctic more accessible in coming years and water security a front and center issue, potentially amplifying the geopolitical challenges we see today.

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