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A dispute over fisheries conservation in the Northwest Atlantic leads to the first ever military confrontation between Canada and Spain. Negotiations involving the European Union lead to an agreement in which both sides claim victory.
The dispute over Northwest Atlantic fisheries conservation, dubbed "The Turbot War" in the press, marked the first military confrontation of any kind between Canada and Spain.
This is a short, nontechnical case about a local official trying to site a landfill. Although written about Eastern Europe, the case might as well take place in the United States.