Friday, February 3, 2012

Off to Serve He Goes – The Duke of Cambridge in the Falklands

As Prince William began a six-week tour of duty with his RAF Search & Rescue Squadron, Argentina’s vice-president made a proclamation in which he claimed that his presence was an act of“bravado” to detract attention from Scotland’s bid for independence.
In the past week tensions between Britain and Argentina have risen significantly following the deployment of one of the Royal Navy’s most powerful warships to the area.
Argentina’s foreign ministry has suggested the Duke has arrived as a “conqueror”, while Navy sources have warned Buenos Aires that its entire air force would be wiped out if it tried to attack.

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