February 16, 2012

Save Us from Stars Who Think They're Statesmen

Chris Hart, Daily Mail

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Another week and another vainglorious and ill-informed Hollywood actor wades into a serious political issue only to make a complete twit of himself.

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TAGGED: UK, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Sean Penn, Falklands


February 3, 2012
How to Solve Falklands Problem? Sell Them
Phil Hensher, Independent
I doubt we have much stomach for another war in the south Atlantic. And we need the money. more ››
February 5, 2012
Should Britain Be Worried About Argentina?
Walter Russell Mead, TAI
What's clear is that the economic issues, whether having to do with squid or with oil, can be negotiated, assuming a modicum of goodwill and rationality on both sides. There are possible face saving compromises for Argentina,... more ››
February 8, 2012
Britain Ready to Humiliate Argentina's Bully
Nile Gardiner, Telegraph
You can spot a bully a mile away. Full of bluster and hot air, they deflate swiftly when confronted and met with force. This is precisely what happened in 1982 to Argentina’s military junta after it decided to invade the... more ››
February 15, 2012
Obama's Falklands Failure
Robert O'Brien, The Diplomat
America's failure to clearly back Britain in its current diplomatic row with Argentina over the Falkland Islands risks sending the wrong message to U.S. allies in Asia. more ››
February 8, 2012
UK Must Hand the Falklands Back to Argentina
Peter Slowe, Politics.co.uk
Britain can cede sovereignty to Argentina while ensuring the local population still enjoys a British way of life. more ››