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Falklands´: Cameron refuses to rule
out military action after desperate
Argentine president places newspaper
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´We´ll do everything to protect the
Falklands´: Cameron refuses to rule
out military action after desperate
Argentine president places newspaper
ads on ´180th anniversary of colonialism´

Daily Mail [UK], by Ian Drury, Tim Shipman

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/3/2013 7:39:37 PM

David Cameron refused to rule out military action yesterday as he rebuked Argentina over its grab for the Falkland Islands. The Prime Minister vowed the UK would ‘do everything’ to protect the interests of the territory after Buenos Aires demanded he hand power to them. He said the sovereignty of the Falklands would be up to those who lived there when they hold a referendum in March.[Snip]The remarks came after Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner launched a fresh attack by insisting her nation was ‘forcibly stripped’ of the Falklands in a ‘blatant exercise of 19th century colonialism’--a claim branded

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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 1/3/2013 7:45:06 PM     (No. 9097278)

Typical Socialist. She has run her country´s economy into a ditch and now wants to start a war to change the subject. Shame she could not get a visit from Hurricane Sandy. Sure saved our socialist Presidents bacon.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/3/2013 7:46:38 PM     (No. 9097280)

Arming every islander to the teeth may cool Cristina´s Argie conscript invader force´s enthusiasm for a takeover.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 1/3/2013 8:16:59 PM     (No. 9097316)

#3 - So does the Obamboozler, but over here they´re called Czars...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/3/2013 10:06:51 PM     (No. 9097422)

# 4 Thanks for the laugh.

If the UK had kept all of their islands, the world might be better off.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bob913, 1/3/2013 10:19:18 PM     (No. 9097435)

With what navy? They haven´t any aircraft carriers or surface ships to speak of. You appear weak to your enemies and this is the result.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/3/2013 10:49:31 PM     (No. 9097455)

I believe the Argies could have negotiated ownership of the Falklands but chose a military attack instead. Prime Minister Thatcher was not about to back away from that challenge.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/4/2013 12:51:41 AM     (No. 9097589)

By popping up with this now the Argentine Presidente obviously is showing that she does not want the Falkland Islanders to vote their self-determination in March. Between now and that vote, the UK should be sure that they have the defense forces in the Falkland Islands to deter another Argentine military invasion. A nuclear submarine or two, and a couple of battle hardened infantry units just back from Afghanistan with field artillery support should do the trick.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: starkness, 1/4/2013 1:36:24 AM     (No. 9097606)

those worthless che guevara a*ho* can go to antarctica for all i care. if that broad wants to start a war, i am confident in the royal navy.s ability to scrounge up a missile carrying sub or two with conventional warheads to make buenos aires sing a different tune. i am not worried!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/4/2013 1:58:38 AM     (No. 9097617)

She probably already has Obama´s support. Any opportunity to smear the UK! Since the people of the Falklands want UK sponsorship... and they are not transplants but natives... they should be allowed to vote in March. Why escalate this now? I smell Obama.

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