Great powers Russia, China, and the U.S. all competing for control of Arctic and its vast resources

The Arctic is fast becoming the latest region of great power competition as the United States and Canada, along with Russia and now China, all vying for control of an area believed to hold tens of trillions of dollars’ worth of natural resources including oil and natural gas. For years Russia, with about half of [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.