Obama refuses to support Britain in Falkland Islands dispute with Argentina

    Yesterday we wondered whether President Obama would support Britain in the latest dispute with Argentina over the Falkland Islands? Today we learn Obama decided not to support Britain, our closest ally. According to the Times, The Obama/Hillary State Department insisted that the U.S. position was one of longstanding neutrality: “We are aware not only of the current situation but also of the history, but our | Read More »

    Falklands doin’ the déjà vu shuffle

    It may be hard to hear the drum of War beating over the hip-humping bleating of Lady Gaga but Britain just got a shot across its territorial bow once again by Argentina asserting control of all shipping between the contested Falklands and the Argentina coast. Argentina President Cristina Kirchner’s declaration of shipping lane control on Tuesday, February 16 constitutes the first steps towards a naval | Read More »