Former Colonel: We Should Be “Increasing Our Commitment” to the Arctic

Former Army Colonel David Hunt editorialized recently about the growing strategic threat posed by an expansionist Russia in the Arctic.

While the Obama administration continues to implement policies in a way that does not adequately address and further America’s security and economic interests, the Russian military continues to jeopardize our national security by pulling off one headline-grabbing strategic ploy after another in one of the world’s most important geopolitical hotspots: the Arctic.

The Colonel writes that improving U.S. engagement in the region starts with expanding our foot print in energy exploration and the investment in infrastructure like deepwater ports and new icebreaking ships. Read the entire piece here.

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