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Yes, Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland

Yes, Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland

President Trump told reporters that he would be interested in the United States purchasing Greenland. Here is why he would want to acquire a land that is plentiful in natural resources and also crippled by global warming.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
No Joke: Trump Really Does Want To Buy Greenland
https://www.npr.org/2019/08/19/752274659/no-joke-trump-really-does-want-to-buy-greenland.

Trump inquires about US buying Greenland, but it’s not for sale
https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/15/politics/trump-buy-greenland-wall-street-journal/index.html.

The Greenland Gold Rush: Promise and Pitfalls of Greenland’s Energy and Mineral Resources
https://www.brookings.edu/research/the-greenland-gold-rush-promise-and-pitfalls-of-greenlands-energy-and-mineral-resources/.

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/08/15/nasa-scientists-photograph-climate-change-greenland-ice-melts/2017712001/.

President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland
https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-eyes-a-new-real-estate-purchase-greenland-11565904223.

Greenland’s National Day, the Home Rule Act (1979), and the Act on Self-Government (2009)
https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2019/06/greenlands-national-day-the-home-rule-act-1979-and-the-act-on-self-government-2009/.

Historian Claiming US tried to buy Greenland
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2209&dat=19770827&id=rXdjAAAAIBAJ&sjid=oXkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=6330,5314985.

1868: US Considers Buying Iceland and Greenland
https://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/1868-US-Considers-Buying-Iceland-and-Greenland/.

The World of 1898: The Spanish American War
https://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/intro.html.

Virgin Islands History
https://www.vinow.com/general_usvi/history/.

US Territorial Acquisitions
https://www.vinow.com/general_usvi/history/.

Is Iceland Really Green and Greenland Really Icy?
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/06/iceland-greenland-name-swap/.

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