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Oil in Falklands Islands Renews Territorial Tensions


World  (tags: world, politics, violence, conflict, news, oil, geopolitics, UK, Argentina, The Falkland Islands, interesting, government )

Cal
- 1232 days ago - globalpost.com
As the possibility of an oil rush in their icy waters grows, the Falklands Islands are once again at the center of a diplomatic spat between the United Kingdom and Argentina.



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Maryann Birdsall (20)
Thursday January 12, 2012, 3:25 pm
I'm so sick of hearing about friggin' oil, if we get off of it we don't have to hear these stories anymore, it seems like we see it every other day lately.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 12, 2012, 4:23 pm
Thanks for this article.
 

Bob P. (410)
Thursday January 12, 2012, 4:36 pm
thanks think of where we might be if we got off of the dependancy of oil
 

lee e. (114)
Thursday January 12, 2012, 5:32 pm
oil is a contagious disease!
 

Elizabeth Goldstone (50)
Thursday January 12, 2012, 11:47 pm
YES ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Argentina and England can come back faith again and this time is OIL !!!!
Thank YOU Carl............
 

Christoffer Blomlöf (18)
Friday January 13, 2012, 12:58 am
Rule Britannia, Britannia rule the waves...
 

Gillian M. (218)
Friday January 13, 2012, 10:24 am
Christoffer, we have no aircraft carrier, it was decommissioned, and the next ship will be a helicopter carrier and won't be ready until something like 2020.

Apparently, a French ship took over a selection of RAF planes so we are there.
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Friday January 13, 2012, 11:00 am
We have just got to get moving on renewable energy sources. This would help curb the fracking too! It could also provide a lot of jobs to those displaced from the gas and oil industries.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Friday January 13, 2012, 1:22 pm
Noted. Worrying news.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday January 13, 2012, 2:48 pm
Thanks.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday January 14, 2012, 3:27 am
Thanks Cal.
 
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