Archive of: National Politics

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US releases ‘One Arctic’ theme as it readies to take chair February Issue 4 2015

US releases ‘One Arctic’ theme as it readies to take chair

The Arctic Council wants to make sure citizens and politicians start looking northward as trade routes, natural resource development and national security issues emerge. The United States will enter into the chair position of the Arctic Council in April 2015, taking over for Canada, which held the position since 2013. The chair position is held for two years before being taken by another of the eight member countries.