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  •  U.S./Canada can't afford another "Pig War" (0+ / 0-)
    The Pig War was a confrontation in 1859 between the United States and the British Empire over the boundary between the US and British North America. The territory in dispute was the San Juan Islands, which lie between Vancouver Island and the North American mainland.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    Globe & Mail has a list of Canada/U.S. territorial disputes. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/...

    The Beaufort Sea

    Who: Canada vs. U.S.

    What: A triangle-shaped section of the Arctic Ocean north of the Alaska/Yukon border.

    How big: The area in question is roughly 21,000 square kilometres shaped in a triangle that extends from the Alaska-Yukon border to the edge of the U.S. and Canada’s exclusive economic zones.


    BTW, 21,000 km2 is slightly smaller than the state of New Jersey.

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