Arctic's thawing seas may bring new s...

Arctic's thawing seas may bring new security risks

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from Jan 29, 2009, titled Arctic's thawing seas may bring new security risks . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

NATO commanders and lawmakers from alliance nations were gathering Thursday to examine the risks posed by the thawing Arctic Circle and the prospect of standoffs among nations rushing to lay claim to the energy reserves there.

The possibility of new shipping routes through once-frozen regions threatens to complicate already delicate relations between countries with competing claims to Arctic territory _ particularly as previously inaccessible areas open to exploration for their abundant reserves of oil and natural gas.

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