November 27, 2012

U.S., Canada Need to Settle Final Territory Dispute

Stephen Kelly, New York Times

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At a time when territorial disputes over uninhabited outcrops in the East China Sea have led to smashed cars and skulls in China, a similar, if less dramatic, dispute over two remote rocks in the Gulf of Maine smolders between the United States and Canada.

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