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China in Iceland: Melting Ice, Changing Priorities
The New York Times ran a very interesting piece a few days ago on China’s growing interest in the Arctic. Fascinatingly, China is developing a massive 500-person embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland, “a country of 320,000 people.” By contrast, according to Damien Degeorges of Greenland University, the United States only has about 70 people in their embassy. (more…)