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Andreas Kuersten

Andreas Kuersten is a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. He has previously worked for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Arctic projects and is a former fellow with the Arctic Summer College. These opinions are his and and do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.

The Dangerous Myth of an 'Icebreaker Gap'

The U.S. fleet of icebreaking ships is already too small to handle its Arctic duties. Don't stretch it further with a made-up military mission.