29 iulie 2020

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


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 [...]