April 19, 2012

Should Obama Be 'Neutral' over the Falkands?

Toby Harnden, Daily Mail

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British troops fight and die alongside Americans, but Obama is 'neutral' over the sovereignty of the Falklands (or should that be 'Maldives'?

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TAGGED: United States, Barack Obama, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Falklands, Malvinas


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