Not Stopping Cold: China’s Emerging Strategies in the Arctic
Despite Beijing’s increasing Arctic interests, the Xi government has repeatedly sought to downplay the role of security in Chinese circumpolar diplomacy. However, the emerging geopolitics of the Arctic, and ongoing questions about its future economic value,
have meant that China can ill-afford to ignore the various policy dimensions of the region, especially given the country’s lack of an Arctic border and the large number of strategic variables which are important to Beijing’s foreign policy interests.
- Unpacking China’s Arctic Interests
- New Directions in Chinese Arctic Diplomacy