"Premier Partners: Past, Present, and Future Canada-US Cooperation to Address Threats Through, To, and In the North American Arctic" ft.  Dr. P. Whitney Lackenbauer

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 9am to 9:50am

158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, Vermont 5663

https://www.norwich.edu/military-writers-symposium/symposium-2021
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The Arctic is critical to regional stability. All Arctic states agree that peaceful cooperation is ideal; however, the possibility of future conflict is also a reality. The Arctic now occupies a central position within Chinese and Russian foreign policy. Russia is building up its presence in the Arctic and subsequently other Arctic nations are responding by increasing their Arctic footprint and capabilities. Cooperation or conflict centers on competition over strategic resources, maritime control, and geopolitical uncertainty. The 2021 Military Writers’ Symposium will explore various dimensions of the Arctic with aims at leading toward cooperation and regional security.

Presentation Title: Premier Partners: Past, Present, and Future Canada-US Cooperation to Address Threats Through, To, and In the North American Arctic. 

Bio: P. Whitney Lackenbauer is Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in the Study of the Canadian North and a Professor in the School for the Study of Canada at Trent University, Ontario, Canada. He is network lead of the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network and served as honorary lieutenant colonel of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group from 2014 to 2020. He has (co-)written or (co-)edited more than 50 books and more than 100 academic articles and book chapters. His recent books include “Breaking Through? Understanding Sovereignty and Security in the Circumpolar Arctic” (co-edited, 2021) “Canada and the Maritime Arctic: Boundaries, Shelves, and Waters” (co-authored 2020), “Governing Complexity in the Arctic Region” (co-authored 2019), “Breaking the Ice Curtain? Russia, Canada, and Arctic Security in a Changing Circumpolar World” (co-edited 2019), and “China’s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada” (co-authored 2018)

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