29 iulie 2020

Mike Pompeo taps new head of Arctic policy amid rising competition from Russia, China

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jim DeHart to be the next U.S. coordinator for the Arctic region.In a statement, Mr. Pompeo explained that Mr. DeHart will serve as the principal adviser on all Arctic matters and will coordinate the department’s policy-making and diplomatic engagement on Arctic-related issues.The administration over the past three years has overhauled the U.S. approach to the Arctic amid rising Russian and Chinese ambitions. The White [...]