The Falklands and the British Task Force (1982)

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  • Featuring

    David Taylor

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genre

    Current affairs

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • The Reluctant Ally Alternative


Report on the Falklands crisis which looks into the reasons which lie behind the US unwillingness to back the military solution sought by their NATO allies, the UK. Looks at the history of the relationship between the United States and Argentina over the past few years and at some of the reasons behind President Reagan's sustained neutrality in the early stages of the Falklands dispute.

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