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National Strategy for the #Arctic Region advances U.S. security and promotes responsible stewardship of our oceans 1.usa.gov/10gqe1V
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May 10, 2013
On Friday, the White House announced the signing of the National Strategy for the Arctic Region, its version of similar commitments made by Canada, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Russia, and Sweden. Alaska, the United State's gateway to the arctic, will play a prominent role.
The strategy has three main areas of focus: Advance United States security interests; pursue responsible arctic region stewardship and strengthen international cooperation.
Alaska Natives and the State of Alaska contributed to the development of the strategy, and now that it's signed, the.... http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/20130510/white-house-enhances-commitment-arctic-new-strategy