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Don't Fly For Me Argentina
UK Eyes Fortifying Falklands Defense
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  • Tom Chambers

    For years I’d been expecting Britain to negotiate the sale of the Falklands to Argentina. I guess I’m wrong. But why? The resident population is small and the islands have no above-water strategic value that I can see. Are the regional sub-surface mineral rights that valuable?

    • DNACowboy

      Yea, the oil fields are larger than the totality of the Saudi’s.

  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    Every time Argentina hits economic hard times because of the mismanagement of the Political elites, the elites start rattling the saber at the Falklands to deflect attention from their own incompetence. The fact that they are incompetent managing the economy, doesn’t provide much evidence that they would be competent fighting a military campaign to take the Falklands, they certainly haven’t fought well in the past.

  • f1b0nacc1

    As I said a couple of weeks ago…the Brits should use their intelligence assets to encourage the Argies to buy/barter for Su-24s. I can think of no better way to cripple the Argentine military for the forseeable future than to saddle them with those lemons.

  • FriendlyGoat

    The recent events in France and elsewhere should be reminding England that it has more important things to worry about than defending the Falkland Islands.

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