Russia and China: Developing the Far East
September 30, 2011 • 12:21PM

We review the recent trend coming from China and Russia towards development of the Siberian Far East and the Bering Strait connection as the next land-based frontier to be conquered by mankind, focusing on recent breakthroughs in rail technology, all of which will be crucial to the development of the Arctic region. We then turn to the United States where projects intended to develop the territory of Alaska lie waiting, projects whose potential is under lock and key, so long as British-sponsored Barack Obama remains in office.