Senator warns climate change could transform this region into a center for conflict
Sen. Angus King (I-ME) says the United States has fallen behind in securing the Arctic, which he argues could soon become the center of a global showdown -- and potentially -- the stage for a nuclear show of force by Russian President Vladimir Putin. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.
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