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Originally posted by UnaChispa
I don't support imperialism. I ultimately want the Malvinas to be there own nation.
Originally posted by Kolya
reply to post by tommyjo
This was what I hoped someone would say (or rather, wouldn't say), because to say 'nuclear submarines' in that context is pointless - ALL of Britain's submarines are nuclear submarines, so the phrase has no meaning unless referring to SSBNs. The fact the Royal Navy doesn't have any diesel submarines left anymore to send to the area is hardly its fault, is it?
1) Britain only has four nuclear-armed submarines, so for there to be subs plural that means sending at least 50% of its nuclear force to 'Argentina' - would it bother?
Originally posted by tommyjo
Of course the journalist should have written nuclear-powered submarine. The reality is how many UK taxpayers actually know the composition or make up of the Royal Navy submarine fleet?edit on 8-2-2012 by tommyjo because: (no reason given)
The predominant and official language is English. Under the British Nationality Act of 1983, Falkland Islanders are British citizens.
Originally posted by benjamin2012
Just seen this news article regarding us the UK sending Nuclear Submarines etc to Argentina. Now can somebody please tell me WHY? And WHEN were we, the British taxpaying public, asked if this was ok to waste our money like this?
The money issue is just one of my main problems with this, the second is, why the hell are we sending them there anyway? They must be setting up for war or flexing their muscles for somebody to see!
A complete waste of money and if you ask me, the fact that Prince Willy is going with them is just a cover so the public don't ask too many questions!
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by ChrisF231
reply to post by UnaChispa
Well how would you like it if one day Mexico demanded we (the US) return California to them? I bet you wouldent be so thrilled either. Afterall we stole California from Mexico you know ...
You rant and rave against imperialism but then support it in the next breath. The Argentine claim is also imperialism.edit on 8-2-2012 by ChrisF231 because: (no reason given)