Moscow has been building its military presence in the Arctic, and one Russia scholar says she’s grown increasingly concerned. While Russia’s Arctic ambitions worry regional experts, so do the lack of ambitions on the part of the United States.
“I’ve got a lot of people who are saying ‘Lisa, you’ve got to stand with the president. …'” Murkowski said on the Senate floor. “And then I have an equal number that are saying, ‘Please, please, do something to help reopen this government.'”