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  • proper n. The Falkland Islands


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  • Britain has occupied the islands, which it calls the Falklands, since the early 1800s and has ruled out any concessions. Chronicle

  • Claims mercenary in Falklands, necklace of "ears ..." (testified under oath)

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Background on RFA Sir Galahad British humanitarian supply ship (replaced a ship lost in Falklands).

    Archive 2003-03-01

  • Needless to say, it is difficult to see how the longstanding territorial dispute between Britain and Argentina over the Falklands, which is now being exacerbated by oil rivalry, will increase environmental protection for local penguins.

    Nikolas Kozloff: WikiLeaks: Governments Fear Environmentalists

  • P.J. Crowley, then the State Department's spokesman, expressed the new neutral stance of the U.S. by referring to the Falklands and then adding, with his usual ostentation, "or the Malvinas"—the Argentinian name—"depending on how you look at it."

    The Republican Who Can Win

  • Sovereignty The rush to find new reserves brings potentially explosive political issues to the fore and the Falklands is a case in point.

    Falkland Oil and Gas shares plunge after its Toroa well proves empty

  • Hanging on to the Falklands is a drain on resources without end.

    Ditch the Falklands

  • Just as the Falklands was a “conflict”, not a “war”.


  • The Falklands were another "come as you are" war, one fought by a far more determined PM for limited goals … and one that Britain came closer to losing than anyone would like to admit.

    A very British Review

  • Amidst rumors emanating from the Guardian newspaper that the UK may seek to expand its claims of coastal territories in the South Atlantic in an effort to “annex potentially lucrative gas, mineral and oil fields,” Kirchner called the Falklands situation “illegal.”

    Kirchner Calls on Iran to turn over Fugitives


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