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Old 02-14-2012, 07:36 AM   #26
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The UK has an excellent opportunity to empty its prison system into Falkland Islands, just arm everyone to the teeth and let em loose.

Or they could hire mercenaries, the US is out of their budget at this time but they might afford the Chinese.

Anyway the below link has some pretty interesting speculation on how Falkland Islands could be, if not taken over, at least ground troops delivered and a lot of havoc caused (and 3 interesting links to more of the same).

http://grandlogistics.blogspot.com/2...nds-again.html

Anyway Argentina has close to zero change of pulling anything like this of, and probably would not even try.
All I will say is that their estimation of low level detection distance is laughably wrong.
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Old 02-14-2012, 12:39 PM   #27
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Sean Penn isn't happy with the UK.

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'Britain is colonialist, ludicrous and archaic': Sean Penn blasts UK for refusing to hand over Falklands to Argentina

Left-wing U.S. actor said he is 'firmly' on the side of the South Americans
Explosive comments on day he met Argentine President Cristina Kirchner
Tensions between Argentina and UK running high after Prince William's deployment to disputed islands

By Daniel Bates

Last updated at 4:24 PM on 14th February 2012

Sean Penn has branded Britain 'colonialist' for its refusal to hand over the Falkland Islands to Argentina.

The notoriously left-wing actor said that the UK was being 'ludicrous and archaic’ by believing it could hold on to what he called ‘the Malvinas Islands of Argentina’.

Penn, who has no personal connection with the islands at all, added that diplomacy was needed to resolve the issue but that he was firmly on the side of the Argentinians.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...Argentina.html

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Kindly refrain from dictating our foreign policy, and go back to making films. On second thought, please refrain from that also, as you've become a pretentious wanker.

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Old 02-14-2012, 12:45 PM   #28
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Argentina can suck it. They have zero historical claim to the Falklands. No Argentines have ever lived there. It has never been a possession of Argentina. It was fairly ceded from one nation to another a few times over when such things were the norm, and that's how Britain came to be in possession of them. The Falkland Islanders have voted to remain a British territory.

Any Argentine moves against the Falklands would be, again, aggression in the purest sense.
I case anyone is curious, Wikipedia has a fairly good article on the history of the Falklands.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History...lkland_Islands
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Falklands tension: Argentina condemns UK MPs visit
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'Wake Up and Smell the Flowers', a documentary about the Falklands.





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Sean Penn isn't happy with the UK.

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'Britain is colonialist, ludicrous and archaic': Sean Penn blasts UK for refusing to hand over Falklands to Argentina

Left-wing U.S. actor said he is 'firmly' on the side of the South Americans
Explosive comments on day he met Argentine President Cristina Kirchner
Tensions between Argentina and UK running high after Prince William's deployment to disputed islands

By Daniel Bates

Last updated at 4:24 PM on 14th February 2012

Sean Penn has branded Britain 'colonialist' for its refusal to hand over the Falkland Islands to Argentina.

The notoriously left-wing actor said that the UK was being 'ludicrous and archaic’ by believing it could hold on to what he called ‘the Malvinas Islands of Argentina’.

Penn, who has no personal connection with the islands at all, added that diplomacy was needed to resolve the issue but that he was firmly on the side of the Argentinians.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...Argentina.html

---------- Post added at 10:39 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:38 AM ----------

From Fark.


Dear Mr. Penn,

Kindly refrain from dictating our foreign policy, and go back to making films. On second thought, please refrain from that also, as you've become a pretentious wanker.

xxxooo

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p.s. Kiss our limey arses
http://en.mercopress.com/2012/02/16/...o-the-mexicans

Sean Penn should return his Malibu estate to the Mexicans
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Cristina Kirchner told to leave Falkland Islanders alone, by Argentina's intellectuals

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...llectuals.html
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