Joël Plouffe is a researcher at the Centre for Interuniversity Research on the International Relations of Canada and Québec (CIRRICQ), PhD candidate at the Université du Québec à Montréal, and fellow of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute. He is the managing editor of the Arctic Yearbook (www.arcticyearbook.com), from which this article is adapted.

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