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apart from it being on the news a lot today anyway
I'd love for us to get our heads properly kicked in at a war,
That said, since Argentina don't seem to have a particularly compelling claim, it does appear to make sense for the 3000 inhabitants to continue their self-determined status as a British Overseas Territory.
I think Argentina needs to leave us alone over this. We need the remnants of Imperial glory and if we lost the Falklands we'd all end up having some horrible national psychosexual breakdown.
I do hope you're joking.
I don't know, wasn't there an asian island wich was under british power not long ago, and that was ultimately given back to it's original "owners"??
The claim over Malvinas is a very old conflict, long before the war. And, yes, it has been used for political purposes mostly. But, imagine having a guy who lives in a big ass mansion, 5 blocks from where you live, claiming that, I don't know, your fence is his! "Oh, look, this piece of dirt is just this close from your territory, but is actually mine. Look at these dirty old papers, almost unreadable, they say I'm right!". So, yeha, the claim has been an issue among our population for over 100 years. Fact.
For many Argentines, their country's claim of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, or Malvinas as they are called in Spanish, is clear.Recent opinion polls suggest that two-thirds of the population support this view.Amid such strong backing for the government's position, dissenting voices find it hard to engage debate."I'm not really bothered about the claim over the Malvinas. I don't think it changes much to have them [as part of Argentina] or not," says historian Luis Alberto Romero."What does worry me is the rise of a nationalistic feeling that can cause traumas in our society," he says, referring to public support for the country's military regime when it decided to invade the South Atlantic islands in 1982.