Why America Should Lose Sleep Over Greenland (Think China)

April 18, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Europe Tags: GreenlandChinaTradeEconomyInvestment

Why America Should Lose Sleep Over Greenland (Think China)

Beijing is very interested in the world's largest island—and here's what that means for Washington.

Mary Thompson-Jones is the author of To the Secretary (Norton, 2016) and holds the chair for Women in Diplomacy and National Security Studies at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, RI.

 

Image: Icebergs are reflected in the calm waters at the mouth of the Jakobshavn ice fjord near Ilulissat in this photo taken May 15, 2007. REUTERS/Bob Strong