GERMÁN GORRAIZ LÓPEZ: Towards the militarization of the Arctic?

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Towards the militarization of the Arctic?

According to an analysis of the Odnako website columnist, Alexander Gorbenko. “the north shipping route (that joins the Atlantic and the Pacific along the Russian coast), is considered as an alternative to the Suez and Panama canals, and could become in the near future one of the most important commercial corridors in the world.” The North Shipping Route and the Northwest Pass along the Arctic Ocean shores (more precisely in the north of Canada and Russia coasts) together with their capacity to provide a way for the transport of natural resources (oil and gas) extracted from the Arctic, can also reduce merchandise shipping times from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America (with this route ships can cut their trip by 7,400 nautical miles of the 11,500 they actually cover between Hamburg and Yokohama). According to Burica Press (BPP), during…

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