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Posted Tue Jan 11 2011: from Washington Post:
As Arctic melts, U.S. ill equipped to tap resources
...Like the rest of the 2.5-million-square-foot area at the top of the world, this chunk of the U.S. Arctic is melting quickly because of accelerated climate change. The prospect of newly thawed sea lanes and a freshly accessible, resource-rich seabed has nations jockeying for position. And government and military officials are concerned the United States is not moving quickly enough to protect American interests in this vulnerable and fast-changing region.
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The Empire is sooo melting.

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