The Russian icebreaker Yamal, Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent and the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea rendezvous near the North Pole. The United States is losing a cold war of sorts in the Arctic.
The Russian icebreaker Yamal, Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent and the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea rendezvous near the North Pole. The United States is losing a cold war of sorts in the Arctic. Steve Wheeler MCT/Courtesy of the US Coast Guard
The Russian icebreaker Yamal, Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent and the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea rendezvous near the North Pole. The United States is losing a cold war of sorts in the Arctic. Steve Wheeler MCT/Courtesy of the US Coast Guard

U.S. lags behind Russia and other nations in the Arctic

August 28, 2015 07:51 AM

UPDATED August 28, 2015 03:31 PM

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