Sherri Goodman Senior Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Polar Institute
Marisol Maddox Graduate student, George Mason University
Nov 19 , 2018
As global warming increases, China is increasingly looking to the Arctic. Other countries have reason to be wary.
Mia Bennett Assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong
Nov 01 , 2018
While much attention has focused on Chinese efforts to make economic in-roads on land, observers may have missed the country’s expansion to the north, along the Polar Silk Road.
Malte Humpert Founder and Senior Fellow, The Arctic Institute
Feb 28 , 2018
For China the Arctic represents a largely blank geoeconomic canvas outside of the United States’ sphere of influence in which it can lay the foundation today for significant economic and geopolitical rewards in the future.
Yun Sun Senior Associate with the East Asia Program, Henry L. Stimson Center
Feb 27 , 2018
The release of China’s Arctic White Paper in late January brought broad attention to China’s somewhat nascent but rapidly expanding role and interests in the Arctic region. Even though most of the information in the White Paper is not new, initiatives such as the Polar Silk Road could indicate a coming surge in China’s political and economic endeavors in the Arctic.
Chen Zinan Assistant Researcher, Maritime Strategy Studies, CICIR
Feb 09 , 2018
China’s involvement in Arctic affairs can bring the region new impetus and new opportunities for development.
Jonas Parello-Plesner Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
May 07 , 2013
Greenland believes its ticket to prosperity is the wealth of minerals and rare earths below its slopes. Jonas Parello-Plesner discusses the potential for China’s investment to turn Greenland into a successful resource economy.