April 1, 2012

How the U.S. Almost Betrayed Britain

John O'Sullivan, Wall Street Journal

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Alexander Haig wanted Reagan to side with the Argentines over the Falklands, newly released papers show.

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TAGGED: United States, UK, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Ronald Reagan, Falklands, Alexander Haig


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