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Response to Peace Patriot (Reply #10)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 05:52 PM

17. LOL!

 

The Argits pissed on any existing treaty when they invaded the islands, and those treaties were very favorable to Argentina since London at that time was actively trying to give the islands away. Argentinian stupidity is hardly the Falklanders fault and just as an example of how far London had gone there was a stating that the Falklanders (UK citizens) would never have to serve as conscripts in the Argentinian army!!!

As for not being able to defend themselves, that is a very Wilhelmine world view to have. Like Belgium and Luxemburg in 1914 - seems you agree with the notion that only great powers have a right to exist.

Argentina have been adamantly opposed to any referendum on the Islands or the locals having any say on the matter of the Islands status because while the outcome on some marginal issues might be in doubt there have never ever been any doubt that the Falklanders will give the Argies the finger - particulary since Argentina have been sulking since the war and have tried to make life as miserable as possible for the Falklanders (as if they would notice more misery, you have to be a masochist to live there in the first place).

No one disputes Argentina's right to control her own "soverign resources" only her right to control the soverign resources of others. Perhaps the Argits should try to develop their own assets rather than whining over the Falklanders developing their's.

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