David Fishman

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David Fishman is a former Brookings intern and recent graduate of Northwestern University, where he studied political science and legal studies. He traveled to Antarctica in 2014 on a multinational, environmental expedition.

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Foreign Policy Essay

China’s Advance Into the Antarctic

Editor’s Note: Major powers have never fought over Antarctica, and indeed its peaceful status is a diplomatic success that has lasted decades. David Fishman, a former Brookings intern, argues that this may be changing, a development driven in part by climate change. China, in particular, is becoming more assertive in the Antarctic, and Fishman contends that the United States needs to recognize this new reality and adapt accordingly.

Daniel Byman

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