When searching for information on this topic, potentially useful keywords to use include :
- High North
- Polar region
- Environmental security
This LibGuide is intended to provide a few starting points to assist you with your research on issues related to Arctic security, in particular within the NATO context.
Good places to start your research include :
- NATO Review's The Arctic : Too Hot to Ignore? (2009) as well as the update, The changing Arctic: how involved should NATO be? (2013)
- the news story "NATO Discusses Security Prospects in the High North"
- the article "NATO and the Arctic: is the Atlantic alliance a cold war relic in a peaceful region now faced with non-military challenges?" by Helga Haftendorn (4 October 2011)
- the article "NATO in the Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities" by Luke Coffey (22 June 2012)
In addition to sources found on the internet (e.g. websites, news & blogs, reports, official documents, etc.), a select number of articles and books available from the NATO Multimedia Library have been included in this guide. These sources of information are by no means a comprehensive collection. The selection criteria was based on the sources' currency and relevancy to this topic.
Furthermore, quick search boxes for online databases subscribed by the Library (available to staff working at NATO HQ) as well as links to the library catalog are available for you to locate additional resources.