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Jeremy Corbyn wants Argentine power-sharing deal for Falkland Islands Watch

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    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2...ands-argentina

    Is this man purposefully trying to make Labour unelectable? Whilst there are all the issues with the NHS, welfare, housing, etc. he chooses to dig up an issue from 30 years ago and go completely against the democratic will of 99.8% of Falkland Islanders who recently voted to remain a British territory.
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    It's forced by his other defence policies, i.e. he wants to cut defence to the point where the UK could no longer defend the Falklands, raising the possibility of Argentina invading them again. If Argentina forcibly invades the Falklands while he is PM then his government will collapse. So to eliminate this risk, he has to give the Falklands to Argentina.
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    Begining to think he is an undercover Tory.😁
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    Ahh, the memories of the early days...

    Students across the country shouting 'democracy!' ecstatically and looking forward to this revolution in British politics.

    Hopefully people realise who they voted to lead the party. He's not that concerned with democracy if it stops him from purging Britain of its 'imperialist foreign policy'.
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    As the outgoing Argentinian ambassador noted, 'he's one of ours'.
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    Why, Jeremy, why?
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    If Argentina tried to invade the Falklands, would Britain be able to defend the Islands and then invade the Argentinian mainland?
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    For the sake of Labour he needs to get lost.
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    (Original post by Observatory)
    It's forced by his other defence policies, i.e. he wants to cut defence to the point where the UK could no longer defend the Falklands, raising the possibility of Argentina invading them again. If Argentina forcibly invades the Falklands while he is PM then his government will collapse. So to eliminate this risk, he has to give the Falklands to Argentina.
    Jeremy Corbyn's hostility, not mere ambivalence, to the Falklands is not driven by strategic considerations. He hates then because they wish to be British.

    This is what he said in 1984 in answer to someone who said "The Government finds it possible to give £2 million per family in aid to the Falklands, yet that is not food aid."

    Corbyn:-
    "My hon. Friend has underlined the Government's attitude. The Government's expenditure on the Falklands is a bottomless and unnecessary pit, but they are not prepared to spend money on developing agriculture in many poor Third-world countries and they are not prepared to cut the arms bill. They are obsessed with the consequences of not continuing to pour money into the Falklands."

    Is there any other non-military public expenditure which Corbyn has ever opposed?
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    The man hates Britain, and the west in general. Anything which puts a hole in 'British imperialism' is good, democracy and justice be damned.

    Corbynistas get very upset when you say he hates Britain, but his contempt has never been particularly veiled.
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    Pfft, wasn't there a referendum where 99.9% of them voted to be British and like 3 people vote to be part of Argentina?
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    (Original post by Just Josh)
    Pfft, wasn't there a referendum where 99.9% of them voted to be British and like 3 people vote to be part of Argentina?
    I don't think joining Argentina was even on the ballot. Those that did not vote to remain British were not voting to instead join Argentina.
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    It was 99.8% in 2013 if my memory serves me correctly.


    Only 3 people voted not to be part of the UK on the entire Islands.

    Jeremy Corbyn simply doesn't care for democracy in this regard.

    Argentina have NEVER owned the falklands. Their claim to sovereignty is solely based on geographical proximity. Which holds no water in any international court of law.


    Speaking without a trace of hyperbole, this is an insult to the 255 British soldiers that died to give the Falklanders freedom.

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    (Original post by Observatory)
    It's forced by his other defence policies, i.e. he wants to cut defence to the point where the UK could no longer defend the Falklands, raising the possibility of Argentina invading them again. If Argentina forcibly invades the Falklands while he is PM then his government will collapse. So to eliminate this risk, he has to give the Falklands to Argentina.
    Pissing on your own shoes so that nobody wants to steal them as you'd get embarrassed when someone does it.

    Strong policy
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    (Original post by Rinsed)
    The man hates Britain, and the west in general. Anything which puts a hole in 'British imperialism' is good, democracy and justice be damned.

    Corbynistas get very upset when you say he hates Britain, but his contempt has never been particularly veiled.
    Absolutely. But his contempt for the people of The Falklands is worrying and a reflection of his true self as opposed to the messiah image his mongoloid supporters have of him.
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    The next Tory election campaign should just be quotations from Corbyn about the Falklands and the IRA and such like. They wouldn't even need to state any policy.

    (Original post by ibzombie96)
    As the outgoing Argentinian ambassador noted, 'he's one of ours'.
    Along with this.

    (Original post by Rinsed)
    The man hates Britain, and the west in general. Anything which puts a hole in 'British imperialism' is good, democracy and justice be damned.

    Corbynistas get very upset when you say he hates Britain, but his contempt has never been particularly veiled.
    Pretty much exactly right.

    This is a fine example of the approach to foreign affairs which was recently described as Corbynternationalism.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    The next Tory election campaign should just be quotations from Corbyn about the Falklands and the IRA and such like. They wouldn't even need to state any policy.

    This... Corbyn will probably be gone by 2020 though.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Their claim to sovereignty is solely based on geographical proximity. Which holds no water in any international court of law.

    Their claim (or rather claims because there are a lot of separate and unconnected reasons why they claim the islands are theirs) primarily rests on very tenuous historical evidence.

    The British also have a series of claims that rest on equally tenuous historical evidence.

    Those historical claims are a dialogue of the deaf. The Argentinians ignore the facts that support our claims and we ignore the facts that support theirs.

    However, we also have a claim that rests on nearly 200 years possession plus the wishes of the islanders.
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    (Original post by TimmonaPortella)
    The next Tory election campaign should just be quotations from Corbyn about the Falklands and the IRA and such like. They wouldn't even need to state any policy.



    Along with this.



    Pretty much exactly right.

    This is a fine example of the approach to foreign affairs which was recently described as Corbynternationalism.
    Haha yes loved that article
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    (Original post by Rock Fan)
    For the sake of Labour he needs to get lost.
    for the sake of UK he needs to get lost.

    I do hope a great majority will see this guy as real danger !
 
 
 
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