April 2, 2012

UK Still Pays a Price for Falklands Victory

The Independent, The Independent

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Thirty years ago today General Leopoldo Galtieri's tottering, gold-braided regime started a military adventure in the South Atlantic, hoping a quick victory in Port Stanley would keep the military in charge of the Casa Rosata in Buenos Aires for a few more years.

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