The burning question: are we heading back to a military conflict with Argentina? My answer is unequivocal. No. This is a very different Argentina. A democracy for 27 years, it weathered the economic and social meltdown in 2001 and 2002 without a thought being given to a return to a military government. The shadow of military dictatorship, so long overhanging Argentine democracy, has been removed.
In the 27 years since Raúl Alfonsín was elected president, all governments have argued that the Falklands – or the Malvinas – are theirs by right, but that they will be “returned” solely by peaceful means.… Seguir leyendo »