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Denmark and Canada avoid war!

The dispute was over tiny and barren Hans Island, which lies between Greenland and some equally boring Canadian wasteland. War is never desirable, but I confess to wondering: Exactly how would the two countries confront each other as they escalated? Boycott each other’s films? Neil Young banned from performing in Copenhagen?

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The dispute was over tiny and barren Hans Island, which lies between Greenland and some equally boring Canadian wasteland.

War is never desirable, but I confess to wondering: Exactly how would the two countries confront each other as they escalated? Boycott each other’s films? Neil Young banned from performing in Copenhagen?

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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