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“We usually look at Greenland from the South, but the world looks quite a lot different if you look at it from Washington or if you look at it from Greenland.”

- Ulrik Pram Gad

In this fascinating episode of the Global Denmark Podcast, co-hosts Thomas Mulhern and Brian Woodward interview Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies, Ulrik Pram Gad.

In this conversation, we take a deep dive into Greenland's political and historical aspects. We learn more about why countries like the United States are interested in Greenland, the relationship with Denmark, geopolitics, economic and political influence, The Monroe doctrine, lessons to and from Greenland, and much more.

Episode Breakdown

  • Why would the Americans be interested in Greenland?

  • Greenland in a political and historical context

  • Greenland and its independence

  • Geopolitics

  • Denmark and Greenland

  • The Monroe Doctrine

  • Autonomy and political influence

  • The future of Greenland and trivia

  • Lessons to and from Greenland

  • Recommendations for books and documentaries

  • Closing comments

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