The Falkland Islands as a ‘Strategic Gateway’

  title={The Falkland Islands as a ‘Strategic Gateway’},
  author={Klaus Dodds},
  journal={The RUSI Journal},
  pages={18 - 25}
  • K. Dodds
  • Published 1 December 2012
  • Political Science
  • The RUSI Journal
The UK-Argentinian dispute regarding the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands has been central to public debate in this the 30th year since the Falklands War. Less well known, however, are the strategic challenges facing the UK in managing its Overseas Territories in the region, to which the Falklands are a ‘strategic gateway’. Klaus Dodds surveys the rationales underpinning current UK policy regarding the South Atlantic and Antarctic Overseas Territories – sovereignty, security and stewardship… 
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