Argentina's ambassador to the UK has denied insulting David Cameron in a fresh spat between the countries over the sovereignty
It is certainly true that cuts to the British military would make retaking the Falklands more difficult should the islands be lost. It is also true that the discovery of significant hydrocarbon reserves in the waters around the Falklands has increased their strategic value, and that Argentine rhetoric on the Falklands has become increasingly bellicose. But does Argentina have the capability to seize the Falklands?
The Falkland Islands are to hold a referendum on their "political status" - hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute
The Argentine people should have the intelligence and dignity to drop all claims to the Falklands and so to benefit from improved relations and trade, or for ever be complaining about the state of their own country and what might have been.