August 21, 2019

Kalev Stoicescu in Äripäev: Trump’s Idea to Buy Greenland Is Not Unprecedented, But It Is Totally Misplaced in the 21st Century

Stoicescu argues that Greenland is actually on the path of independence, even if it is still formally part of the

Stoicescu argues that Greenland is actually on the path of independence, even if it is still formally part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Therefore, it cannot be bought from Denmark. Finally, the author recognizes American worries related to Chinese (and Russian) expansionism, including in the Arctic (and in Greenland’s minerals extraction sector), but he proposes that Western nations, particularly the US, could and should balance these threats by investing themselves in Greenland’s economy.

Read the full article in Estonian in Äripäev.

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