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Joshua Tallis

Research Scientist, CNA

Dr. Joshua Tallis is a maritime and polar analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses, and is the author of "The War for Muddy Waters: Pirates, Terrorists, Traffickers, and Maritime Insecurity." The views in this article do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.

The Arctic Is No Substitute for Suez. We Should Keep It That Way.

One obvious way to reduce tensions in the region is to slow climate change and the use of northern sea routes.


To Compete With Russia and China at Sea, Think Small

Great power competition requires more than preparing for great power conflict.


While ‘Arctic Exceptionalism’ Melts Away, the US Isn't Sure What It Wants Next

Global competition is coming to the northern polar region. U.S. policymakers are not clear on a fundamental question about its future.