Hva mener de høyest profilerte senatsvalg-kandidatene fra Alaska om arktiske spørsmål? The Associated Press skal uteske dem i år.
Daily Reporter skriver:
The White House recently released an implementation plan for its Arctic strategy, which includes broad goals of advancing U.S. security interests, pursuing responsible stewardship and strengthening international cooperation. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said it falls short. She and other critics say the U.S. is lagging behind other Arctic nations in its vision and activity.
The U.S. has aging icebreakers, and officials in Alaska have raised concerns about the level of Coast Guard presence that will be needed as activity in the Arctic increases.