The Chilly Truth: An Examination of U.S. Arctic Policy

By: Michael Sauer Rapidly-warming temperatures are superheating the prominence of the Arctic region. The Arctic’s thawing ice sheets are in swift decline, unlocking previously inaccessible natural resources, fishing industries, and tourism opportunities. Countries around the globe are vigilantly observing the ever-changing Arctic landscape, eyeing possibilities to salvage the northern expanse. For its part, the United States…