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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian31 Jan 2019 6:15 p.m. PST

… Using Navy ships, with or without Coast Guard icebreaker escort, to conduct FONOPs in either the Northwest Passage or Northern Sea Route is unwise at present.

Such a transit will be extremely hazardous and there is a significant chance of national embarrassment if Navy vessels encounter ice hazards…

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