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Obama To Call For More Icebreakers In The Arctic

President Barack Obama plans to propose speeding the acquisition and building of new Coast Guard icebreakers that can op
President Barack Obama plans to propose speeding the acquisition and building of new Coast Guard icebreakers that can operate year-round in the nation’s polar regions.

President Obama on Tuesday will propose speeding the acquisition and building of new Coast Guard icebreakers that can operate year-round in the nation’s polar regions, part of an effort to close the gap between the United States and other nations, especially Russia, in a global competition to gain a foothold in the rapidly changing Arctic.

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