More than 28 years after Argentina and Great Britain went to war over a group of rocky islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean, their governance is still being contested.
Today, a British nuclear-powered submarine armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles capable of pinpoint accuracy prowls off the coast of Argentina. A squadron of Eurofighter Typhoons, some of the world’s most advanced supersonic military aircraft, is on constant standby to eliminate any Argentine air or land target within minutes of receiving an order from London. An Argentine corvette trespasses into British waters off the Falkland Islands, unannounced. What’s going on here?