Give Peace and Trade a chance. Crony State monopoly Imperialism otherwise known as Crony Capitalism is not Working. Is our Polity really reduced to a Junta of Generals in some sort of EUssr EUMiltary Unification Banana Republic.? Straight Bananas of course.
Whether the Arctic will become a platform for cooperation or warfare has been a question often posed throughout the past 150 years.
As early as 1875, a vision for Eurasian-American cooperation was becoming realized as leading Americans and Russians alike foresaw the construction of telegraph and even rail lines across the 100 km Bering Strait crossing separating Russia from Alaska.