Letters: May 10, 1982

Falklands Furor

To the Editors:

By invading the Falkland Islands [April 19], Argentina broke international law. Britain is only defending the sovereignty of her own territory, and should take whatever means necessary to protect what rightfully belongs to her.

António R. Lopes Scituate, Mass.

The seizure of the Falkland Islands by Argentina is an act that cannot be justified by any reasoning. Nevertheless, where was Britain's concern for self-determination when it took the Falklands from Argentina almost 150 years, ago? Great Britain's current reaction is more a case of sour grapes and wounded pride than any genuine desire to right a terrible wrong. The sun...

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