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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is re-telling what the Times newspaper calls the riveting inside story of how she took Britain to war to reclaim the Falklands.
Coinciding with her articles, the Times praises Margaret Thatcher's handling of the Falklands crisis, declaring that re-examination of the conflict shows that Baroness Thatcher earned her international reputation through true leadership. She was not lucky. She deserved it.
Geoffrey Hoon, the British Secretary of State for Defence, on a brief one-day visit to the Falkland Islands, has stressed the importance of ?wider cooperation' between the Islands and Argentina.
The Falkland Islands have been praised for their help to veterans of the 1982 Conflict by the South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA).
A new book about paratroop Colonel H. Jones VC, rejects a claim that he may have been killed by his own men at Goose Green in the 1982 Falklands War because they were worried he was leading them into a suicide attack.
The court case brought by Falklands and other war veterans against the British Ministry of Defence has begun in London (on March 4th) with accusations that the British Government failed to protect them from the horrors of war.