Yup. They’re each strong in their own territories.
When the fighting happens… that’s the job of politics.
Ultimately, diplomacy is the solution. It’s always the solution, eventually.
I was surprised when this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conflict_thesis came back to life.
Growing up, I learned it was a dead idea from the 19th century, ending around the snopes trial.
Late 90s, started seeing people talking that way again. Just got weirder and worse and stranger.