In practice no one power ever controls the whole of the disputed area.
It should be noted that the fighting never really moves beyond the edges of the disputed areas.
Moreover, no fighting ever occurs except in the disputed areas round the Equator and the Pole: no invasion of enemy territory is ever undertaken.
All of the disputed territories contain valuable minerals, and some of them yield important vegetable products such as rubber which in colder climates it is necessary to synthesize by comparatively expensive methods.
Those whose attitude towards the war is most nearly rational are the subject peoples of the disputed territories.
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She disputes his claim.
The area has long been a source of dispute between India and Pakistan.