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Chinese top scholar suggests resolving the Falklands dispute “by force”

Tuesday, November 16th 2021 - 09:48 UTC
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In recent years Beijing has incorporated itself into the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute debate between UK and Argentina siding with its South American increasingly political, financial and trade partner. Read full article

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  • Zaczac121

    Maybe this Chinese scholar should get a VPN and look up “The Falklands War” and also see the state of the Argentine navy which only has 1 fully active warship (a corvette)

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 10:12 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Steve Potts

    Argentina’s constitution destroys her claim to the Falklands.

    Falklands - The Futility of Negotiating Sovereignty With Argentina (1 pg) : https://www.academia.edu/57344689/Falklands_The_Futility_of_Negotiating_Sovereignty_With_Argentina

    An inconvenient truth ...

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 10:54 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Dirk Dikkler

    There is a Strong chance that China as part of its Belts & Braces Loan system that they could provide Ships & Aircraft to Argentina. As Argentina`s army is a Professional Force just Very poorly equipped ! it would be a strong distraction for Britain away from the South China Sea and Taiwan.

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 01:57 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Swede

    Why on earth are the PRC and the CCP interested in the “Malvinas Question” at all? It is an insignificant conflict on the other side of the world. Well, perhaps it has it to with the fact that they also want to conquer an island off their coast. Taiwan is China´s Falklands. PRC threatens with use of force to “retake” Taiwan. As a military superpower with nuclear weapons they could do it, but to a high cost. So I do not think they will try it. Argentina has already tried a stupid thing back in -82. I do not think they dare to make another invasion.

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 02:04 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Brasileiro

    The abuses committed by Western powers against China will not go unanswered.

    Remember: these tiny islands are not safe.

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 03:24 pm - Link - Report abuse -6
  • Swede

    The greatest abuses against the Chinese people were committed by the Communist regime under the “great chairman” Mao. Starvation, cultural revolution etc etc. Probably killed more of his own people than Hitler & Stalin combined.

    Nov 16th, 2021 - 10:15 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Roger Lorton

    The PROC (China) is long overdue to start its own process of decolonization.

    Perhaps they should start with Tibet?

    They can release Argentina, later.

    Nov 17th, 2021 - 05:24 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Zaczac121

    Brasilero… What have the Falkland Islands done to China?

    Also the Western powers “abuses” happened more than a century ago and the most atrocious things that happened to the Chinese people happened during the Communist Mao’s reign.

    Nov 17th, 2021 - 01:34 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    Brasshole
    The Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kongers and a score of other ethnic minorities in Chinese occupied territory have a different story to tell.

    And the abuses being carried out today, in Brazil, against the native peoples, shall that go unanswered.

    Free Amazonia, arm the Indians.

    Nov 17th, 2021 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Livepeanuts

    England / UK need to recognize Tibet and Taiwan and give them an free Embassy in London, THAT will do Beijing the world of good!

    Nov 18th, 2021 - 01:32 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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