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The Russia - China Oil Pipeline opened...
This is a good example of how resolving border/territorial disputed peacefully leads to trade and increased prosperity for all sides. A win-win solution.
Here is an excellent review of what a border/territirial dispite comprises. But today, more than ever, trade, and the possibility of finding needed natural resources make the peaceful resolution of border disputes especially urgent.
We should ask ourselves, what is it that enables countries like China and Russia to resolve border disputes peacefully, while other countries cannot resolve border disputes, or actually go to war over disputed territory.