Harry in Rio: Playing for the Future
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  • Pete Peterson

    “Fortunately for Britain — and the Falklanders — Brazil-Argentine friendship does not run particularly deep.”

    Understatement much?

  • Bourre dans Trinite-Sur-Mer

    Was in AFG with Harry–time wise, anyways…

    But, the point–the UK: battle tested from the prince and beyond. Argentina: highly adept at torturing hapless student “revolutionaries,” and even more adept at getting their conscripts killed by the British…

    But, should things ever somehow come to war, here’s hoping Sean Penn fully commits to a human shield role…

  • Rhodium Heart

    If Brazil is the country of the future (always will be), then Great Britain is the country of the past (always will be). As such, they could complement each other quite nicely.

  • “most Brits don’t realize just how much they have riding on their relationship with Brazil.” Right. God help them if they should lose the Falklands.

  • Kris

    “Prince Harry is apparently taking Rio by storm ”

    But of course! 🙂

  • Kris

    “Harry in Rio: Playing”

    But of course! 🙂

  • CRW

    As long as the RN has its nuclear attack subs it can enforce a blockade of Argentinean ports in event of a war. No one in South America has a sufficiently capable ASW force.

  • justaguy

    Politics trumps ASW any day of the week. The question is whether or not Argentina can take advantage of a set-up or happenstance tragedy. Will any opinion support a submarine sinking anything other than a warship? You can’t blockade unless ships other than warships are targets.

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