The Greenland Purchase

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2019

This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started.


  • President Trump is looking into the possibility of purchasing Greenland.
  • On multiple occasions, he has expressed interest in the idea and asked advisers for further research.
  • Supporters cite the geopolitical, economic and environmental advantages of the potential purchase. Critics question the rationality of the idea itself.
  • With 56,000 inhabitants, Greenland is an autonomous country of the Kingdom of Denmark.
  • Greenland’s Ministry of Foreign
  • ...
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