November 01, 2019

Norway, NATO, and the High North with Norwegian State Secretary Audun Halvorsen

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend and Audun Halvorsen

Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss Norwegian foreign policy, what the Arctic means to Norway, and the state of its relationship with NATO and the United States. As the High North opens up due to climate change and increased development, Norway will play a key role in the navigability, stability, and economic future of the Arctic region.

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