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Another war over the Falkland Islands?

David Cameron must return Falklands to Argentina, Cristina Kirchner demands in open letter

David Cameron must return the Falkland Islands to Argentina, 180 years after the territories were “forcibly stripped” from the South American country, the country’s president has claimed in newspaper adverts.

By Christopher Hope, Senior Political Correspondent

6:14PM GMT 02 Jan 2013

In an emotional open letter to the British prime minister, Cristina Kirchner, Argentina’s president, has called on him to honour a United Nations resolution dating from 1965 and start negotiations about handing over the islands.

The letter, which was due to be published in the British national newspaper The Guardian on Thursday, is timed to mark the anniversary of when on January 3 1833, Britain took control of the islands from the Falklands.

read more http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/southamerica/falkl...

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NATO will have to get involved

If Argentina attacks the Falkland Islands in an attempt to take it that would be war against a NATO member.

The USA and all NATO members would be obligated to defend English territory.

Is there a pact

For SA countries?

donvino

No, only between Europe and

No, only between Europe and USA.
The Falkland Islands are a territory of England.
If a NATO member is attacked the other NATO members are bound by the treaty to help.
That is why after the 9/11/2001 NATO is fighting in fighting over in Afghanistan to support the USA who was attacked. It is also why NATO supplied AWACS aircraft to patrol along the USA after 9/11/2001 for a few months.

After cutting through the crap..

it's all about oil, being close to the Antarctic and fishing stocks. Yep all the things worth spilling blood over. PM and MPs children sign up first for the front line.

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I am really looking forward to the comments in the British press on this issue lol

donvino