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Changes in the Arctic; Background and Issues for Congress

 Ronald O'Rourke
  4th-Dec-2017
Description: The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the regionís future. The United States, by virtue of Alaska, is an Arctic country and has substantial interests in the region. The United States held the two-year, rotating chairmanship of the Arctic Council from April 24, 2015, to May 11, 2017.
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Changes in the Arctic:
Background and Issues for Congress
Ronald O'Rourke, Coordinator
Specialist in Naval Affairs
November 2, 2017

Congressional Research Service
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Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress

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The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has
heightened interest in, and concerns about, t ... See more

Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues

The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the regionís future. The United States,

Ronald O'Rourke
03 October, 2016