I had coffee one morning with President Kirchner in Hotel Santa Cruz in Rio Gallegos. He is an intelligent guy but so cross-eyed that some of the locals call him The Bookie 'cos he has an eye each way.Chalky said:
I think the sooner bit was somewhat blown out of the water by the descision to adopt the Jackboot approach rather than the softly softly one in the 80s. I would also suggest that it will be a lot later unless the Argentinians stop demanding, they will need to get the islanders on their side in the end and being beligerant will ensure that never happens.Bergen said:I had coffee one morning with President Kirchner in Hotel Santa Cruz in Rio Gallegos. He is an intelligent guy but so cross-eyed that some of the locals call him The Bookie 'cos he has an eye each way.Chalky said:
He was polite enough not to mention Las Malvinas but every Argentine that I met was absolutely sure that they would eventually belong to Argentina and that time was on their side.
...and there was me thinking that was down to the skill and diplomacy of John Major...RoofRat said:Been there, done that. But at least we had a Leader then, whatever you may think of her.
Can you see the man who surrendered Northern Ireland to Terrorists, stand up against Argentina? Now lets see? How many ships have we got left? Not including the IOW Ferries, P&O........................
I agree with Bergan and the Argeys, they only have to wait.
Thank you for that. I hate being called american.Passed-over_Loggie said:I believe it was the "skill and diplomacy of John Major" that stopped GRANBY ending in the mess that is TELIC. I also admire your bravery in suggesting to a Cunuck that he's American; incontinent or not!
I've met a fair number of the East Falklanders and a few of the Westers/Islanders and I can count on one hand the number that would like to see the Argentineans back.
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