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As War Danger Mounts in the Arctic, Peace Hinges on a Revival of the Wallace Doctrine
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As War Danger Mounts in the Arctic, Peace Hinges on a Revival of the Wallace Doctrine
October 11, 2020

The renewal of the Wallace-Gilpin spirit of development into North America’s Arctic is not only good business but also serves as a vital precondition to re-establishing a world order founded upon trust, win-win cooperation, and non-zero sum thinking.

The Long Overdue Alaska-Canada Railway Takes One Step Closer to Reality
September 29, 2020

Although Trump’s announcement is a great first step towards the realization of the long-overdue project, there remains many obstacles that could yet derail it, Matthew Ehret writes.

The Long Overdue Alaska-Canada Railway Takes One Step Closer to Reality
Business
Today’s Multi Polar Alliance and the Missed Chance of 1867
History
Today’s Multi Polar Alliance and the Missed Chance of 1867
June 1, 2020

An age of London-financed revolutions, assassinations and wars mis-shaped the 1880s, 1890s, and 20th century, preventing the system of win-win cooperation from evolving as it was destined.

Tomorrow’s Arctic: Theatre of War or Cooperation? The Real Story Behind the Alaska Purchase
May 19, 2020

Today, the Arctic has increasingly become identified as a domain of great prosperity and cooperation amongst world civilizations on the one side and a domain of confrontation and war on the other.

Tomorrow’s Arctic: Theatre of War or Cooperation? The Real Story Behind the Alaska Purchase
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“Biological Annihilation”: The Danger of Opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling
“Biological Annihilation”: The Danger of Opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil & Gas Drilling
September 23, 2019

The Trump administration is pushing the drilling at a time when climate change is permanently altering the Arctic and devastating local communities. The plan calls for the creation of landing strips, drill pads, pipeline supports, a seawater treatment plant, 175 miles of roads, and other infrastructure in Alaska’s north coast.

Aleut Internment Camps
December 22, 2012

…The movie called Aleut Story has hit the screens recently. This is the story devoted to the horrible events of 1942, when the population of the Aleutian Islands and the island of Pribilof was replaced and interned… The story of Japanese internment is more or less known in the United States… After the Japanese bombing of Dutch Harbor in Unalaska in 1942, the Alaska’s Aleuts followed the fate of Japanese Americans. The U.S. government required anyone with one-eighth of Aleut blood or more to be evacuated from the islands. Nobody told them where they were taken to. They were just forcibly moved to ships and taken to special camps (in all there were four of such locations). The living conditions were terrible: hunger, cold, deceases, death…

Aleut Internment Camps
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