№052: Could the Arctic Warm Up NATO–Russia Relations? Cover Image

№052: Could the Arctic Warm Up NATO–Russia Relations?
№052: Could the Arctic Warm Up NATO–Russia Relations?

Author(s): Wojciech Lorenz
Subject(s): International relations/trade, Security and defense, Military policy, Geopolitics
Published by: Polski Instytut Spraw Międzynarodowych
Keywords: Arctic; NATO; Russia; international cooperation; Security
Summary/Abstract: The stakes in the Arctic are high, but only cooperation will unlock the full potential of the region. The peaceful and secure Arctic can become an attractive transport corridor and energy provider. Yet, a lack of trust and transparency could easily lead to tensions and a militarisation of the region, making it less attractive for investments. To avoid such a scenario, Russia and NATO should use existing forms of cooperation and extend them to the Arctic.

  • Page Count: 6
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Language: English