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All eyes on the Arctic:
US, China and Russia race
to control far north

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Posted By: poster, 7/25/2020 5:52:25 PM

The United States has warned it will become more active in the Arctic, to counter growing Russian influence and efforts by China to position itself in the resource-rich region. During a brief visit to Denmark, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hailed the reopening of the US consulate in the semi-autonomous Danish territory of Greenland and unveiled a sustainable fisheries and commercial engagement agreement with the Faroe Islands, another Danish territory in the North Atlantic. "It's a new day for the United States in Greenland,'' Pompeo told reporters at a joint news conference with Danish foreign minister Jeppe Kofod on Wednesday. .

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Yes. President Trump still wants to buy Greenland. fwiw, Alliance of Democracies is antitheses to the bloated and anti-independence United Nations.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: John C 7/25/2020 6:00:01 PM (No. 490550)
I support buying Greenland. Great Idea Mr. President, keep asking them.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40 7/25/2020 6:44:33 PM (No. 490576)
One day the Chinese WILL buy it. The naysayers will look pretty foolish.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 7/25/2020 6:44:58 PM (No. 490577)
In seven years, three months, and nineteen days - - the North Pole will be a tropical paradise. Too bad there isn't any land under all that ice. Otherwise I'd snap it up - - and build seaside summer resorts.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/25/2020 7:19:01 PM (No. 490589)
Canada on the other hand will send a crack team of Inuit social workers to help with winter.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/25/2020 11:35:53 PM (No. 490667)
I would stick with the President's plan to buy Greenland and make IT the 51st state not Washington DC. If necessary, by Denmark, too, in case they drag their feet in selling Greenland.
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