Any price for Greenland would depend on how desperate the United States wants it and why, and Trump's motivations are unclear.
But even if they wanted to sell, it is unlikely that this rating will lure Denmark or Greenland to the negotiating table with Trump.
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Morgan said this An agreement would involve treaties, legislative procedures in Denmark, Greenland and the United States, and probably also in the European Union, and he was skeptical that this could be done.
"It's not like buying a golf course where you go to a lawyer and say," Can you approve? "he said.
" Even if you could reach a basic agreement, the price would be extremely high. If that were to happen, it would be billions, and possibly trillions. "
Greenland is Here Here is the northernmost base of the US military, Thule Air Base, about 750 miles north of the Arctic Circle has an early warning system for ballistic missiles that detect incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles and can penetrate thousands of miles into Russian territory for these resources in the Arctic.
But Morgan points to legacy as a likely driving force behind Trump's interest.
" That's all that makes up an electoral question because there's simply no time to sort out the question before the 2020 race. If he wins a second term, he might see one. " Buy in Greenland as a legacy problem and then tougher."
The Journal also reported that the people who were familiar with the considerations said Trump's advisors were divided on this issue, some praised it as a sound economic strategy, others rejected it, according to Tim Boersma, a non-resident fellow at the Center On the basis of Columbia University's Global Energy Policy, buying Greenland would certainly not be quick.
"Regarding Energy and Minera I claim Greenland is a marginally developed country that lacks the basic infrastructure to launch major projects," Boersma told CNN Business.
"It's hard to believe that Trump is really interested in energy and minerals." In Greenland, there is very little reconnaissance work, the conditions are tough, and most of it is covered in ice and snow. "