Michael Byers op-ed: “The dragon looks north”

Rideau Institute board member Michael Byers says that as the Arctic sea-ice melts, the Chinese “Dragon” looks to the north. China has a voracious appetite for oil, natural gas and minerals – of which the Arctic has plenty. The world’s newest superpower is also the world’s largest shipping nation, and well positioned to take advantage of shorter routes across an increasingly ice-free Arctic Ocean.

Read more: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/12/20111226145144638282.html

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