Tensions over the Falklands/Malvinas were ratcheted up last night when Argentina and Britain summoned each other’s ambassadors. Argentina said it would sue UK oil firms, while Britain is boosting its defenses on the contested islands.
The UK’s ambassador to Buenos … Read the rest
Extra British troops will be stationed on the island for three to six weeks.
They are part of a force of more than 1,000 soldiers being prepared for duty in the south Atlantic and will be sent out in five … Read the rest
Argentine leader Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner recalled that the UN Charter stipulates the right of people to self-determination, which means that this rule should be applied to all countries without any exception.
Kirchner compared the situation in Crimea with another … Read the rest
Sir Hew Strachan, an expert on the history of war, says that the US president’s strategic failures in Afghanistan and Syria have crippled America’s position in the world.
President Obama is “chronically incapable” of military strategy and falls far short … Read the rest
The Falkland Islands will be under Argentina’s control within 20 years, the country’s foreign minister told British press, claiming that the UK “has never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity to find a solution” to the issue.
Speaking to … Read the rest