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Argentines getting twitchy: Fast forward to 2012, the 30th anniversary of the war. Prince William, a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot, is flying to the Falklands tonight to begin a six-week mission as Britain prepares to dispatch an advanced warship to the islands, prompting Argentina’s Foreign Ministry to declare that Britain is “militariz[ing]” the conflict […]
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Anarchy in the UK

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In Robert Farley
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On May 10, 2010
Later this afternoon, I will begin a short research trip to the nation formerly known as the United Kingdom. My research had originally focused on pedestrian topics such as the origins of the Royal Air Force and Cold War collaboration between the ASW arms of the RN and the USN. However, in the wake of […]

Here’s Some Unhappy…

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On November 29, 2009

Some interesting bits in this Telegraph report from last week: Top British commanders angrily described in the documents how they were not even told, let alone consulted, about major changes to US pol

This Seems Awkward…

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On August 30, 2009

Ahem. The British government decided it was “in the overwhelming interests of the United Kingdom” to make Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, eligible for return to Libya, leak

It Does Not Amuse…

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On July 28, 2009

This is kind of cool: Eminent economists have told Queen Elizabeth II that the global financial downturn was brought about by a “psychology of denial” among the financial and political eli

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