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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-24-09 03:52 AM
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Settling Arctic feud
Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun
Published: Saturday, January 24, 2009

Stephen Harper and Barack Obama could do their countries a favour by resolving an escalating dispute over Canadian Arctic sovereignty with a wink and a handshake.

The issue is back in the news because Canada's claim to northern sovereignty was strongly challenged last week by the outgoing Bush administration ...

In a new policy paper, the Bushites reasserted a claim that the Northwest Passage is an international waterway, open to ships of all nations. Canada's view is that the passage is an internal waterway ...
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