Pentagon warns about China’s increased activity in the Arctic, growing ambition to expand its presence

1380 AM WPHM published an article titled, “Pentagon warns about China’s increased activity in the Arctic, growing ambition to expand its presence”. The article reads in part as follows:

China is increasing its activity in the Arctic, building a second ice-breaking ship and looking to expand its footprint in Greenland, according to a new Pentagon report, and Beijing’s presence in the region could lead to the deployment of armed submarines, the report warned.

The warning comes as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to attend a summit of the Arctic Council, the eight countries with territory in the region, and hopes to rally them to counter Chinese influence.

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