The U.S. Air Force Arctic Strategy, Alaska, and the New Arctic: A Conversation with Alaska's Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan
Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events
When: 14 September 2020
Where: Online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKDT, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
On July 21, 2020, the United States Department of Air Force released its Arctic Strategy. The strategy “recognizes the immense geostrategic consequence of the region and its critical role for protecting the homeland and projecting global power,” stated Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett. The Secretary also underscored the region’s elevated importance to the Air Force and Department of Defense.
Please join Polar Institute director Dr. Mike Sfraga for a conversation with Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) regarding the Air Force’s Arctic Strategy and its implications for the United States, the North American Arctic, and the unique role Alaska plays in our new, global Arctic.