Wishnick: It's going to be a mixed picture with a deepening Russia-China partnership as a whole

PONARS Eurasia
24 Jul 2020

(Business Insider) China's first domestically built icebreaker left this month for its first trip to the Arctic, a few days after President Donald Trump said the US was pursuing as many as 10 new icebreakers of its own, underscoring the growing interest major powers have in being able to access the region. [...]

"I think that it's going to be kind of a mixed picture with a deepening Russia-China partnership as a whole." Wishnick said. "But in the Arctic, I think that's where the brakes are going to be applied to some extent." [...]

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