Falklands

It’s ridiculous to say Jeremy Corbyn is the biggest threat to the Falklands

17 February 2016 9:42

Michael Fallon has used his visit to the Falklands to pinpoint Jeremy Corbyn – not Argentina – as the biggest…

Argentina’s G-20 membership should be revoked

12 August 2013 17:07

When Argentina appears in British public discourse, it is normally in relation to one of the two ‘f’s – football…

Argentina’s Foreign Minister compares the Falklanders to Israeli settlers

5 February 2013 16:50

Argentina’s foreign minister, Hector Timerman, is in town. He spoke to all the All Party Parliamentary Group on Argentina earlier…

The US has taken a stance against Argentina’s brinkmanship — it’s time we joined them

8 May 2012 16:48

The 30th anniversary of the Falklands War – and the bellicose rhetoric (and videos) currently emerging from Buenos Aires —…

A new Argy-bargy

2 April 2012 17:52

Another article to mark the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War — this one from the current issue of the…

From the archives: Defending the Falklands

2 April 2012 11:40

To mark the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War, here’s Ferdinand Mount’s column from the time:The last…

Sean Penn: A Kissinger For Our Time

24 February 2012 10:55

One of Henry Kissinger’s great gifts is the ability to write op-eds that are clear as petrol. I recall one…

Falklands Talks? There Is Nothing To Talk About.

3 February 2012 14:14

So much for today’s Guardian. In the Independent, Philip Hensher has a grand solution for the “Falklands Problem”: we should…

The politics hovering over the Falklands

1 February 2012 18:33

With HMS Dauntless and now Prince William gliding across the Atlantic to reinforce Britain’s claim on the Falklands, there’s no…

Cameron’s fight over the Falklands

18 January 2012 18:24

Thirty years on from the Falklands War, and the hostility between Britain and Argentina persists. And it was that hostility…

Cameron endures his monthly unemployment grilling

18 January 2012 13:37

Downing Street is painfully aware that one PMQs in four is going to be about unemployment. Today, with the monthly…

Fog around the Falklands

22 December 2011 12:48

For the populist president of Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, the ban on Falklands-flagged ships agreed by the Mercosur summit in Montevideo…

Cameron vs Kirchner

18 June 2011 14:41

After stating the obvious at PMQs this week — that the Falklands would remain sovereign British territory as long as…

Britain’s threadbare defence establishment

10 November 2010 15:40

A mutiny is brewing. Several former admirals, led by Lord West, have written a seething letter to the Times (£),…

Should Cameron mention McKinnon?

12 June 2010 14:56

Lord Tebbit poses the question on his latest blog, pointing out that Nick Clegg campaigned against Gary McKinnon’s extradition, and…

Hillary Clinton & the Falklands

2 March 2010 20:31

Bagehot of the Economist is beginning to have some doubts about the Obama administration: I have hesitated to read drastic…

Obama, Reagan and the Falklands

28 February 2010 22:20

A follow-up to this post: sure, excitable Conservatives in Britain and the United States see the Obama administration’s disinclination to…

Is Obama Betraying Britain?

25 February 2010 17:07

This is irritating but should not come as a surprise: Washington refused to endorse British claims to sovereignty over the…