THE ARCTIC: Fight! Fight?

Most wars have been fought for less cause than the Arctic crisis which last week vexed Norwegians and infuriated Danes.

Norway has never recognized the claim of Denmark that all Greenland is Danish. Norwegians have quietly thought and quietly said for years that Eastern Greenland north of Scoresby Sound is Norwegian. Last week this Arctic crisis, forgotten for years and quiescent as a cake of ice, suddenly thawed and melted wrathfully, boiled up hot.

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