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cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
18 Feb 2010 1:01PM
Looks Like round two this time over oil what are your thoughts?


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spaceman Plus
12 5.2k 3 Wales
18 Feb 2010 1:15PM
As oil is involved, expect Argentina to be added to the axis of evil anyday now. All Argentina is doing is controlling shipping in its own waters, which it is perfectly entitled to do.
keith selmes Plus
13 7.2k 1 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 1:29PM
They seem to be claiming an awful lot of extra ocean, including some that is also claimed by Chile. Maybe theyr'e hoping everyone will agree to give them a bit more territorial waters so as they'll just shut up about the rest.

On the other hand they've got some interesting political problems and some shady finance going on, so this might be a good distraction, taking eyes off whats really going on at home.
Big Bri Plus
15 16.1k United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 2:24PM
This time ? Do you not think it was over oil last time ?
18 Feb 2010 2:49PM
Yes it was.Wink
looboss Plus
10 3.1k 7 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 4:04PM
Who ever has oil under their feet are surely evil acording to the free and elected goverments aint they?
Toonman Plus
9 1.4k 2 England
18 Feb 2010 8:28PM
No it was not oil last time. It was just that we had Prime Minister with a spine. The Argentinians know that we have a weak government in the later stages of a long and lingering death so, it's a good time to puff out their chests.
redsnappa Plus
14 2.0k United Kingdom
18 Feb 2010 8:40PM
Yawn!! a very slow news day then.
Toonman Plus
9 1.4k 2 England
18 Feb 2010 8:43PM
@redsnappa. Yep. Wink
collywobles Plus
12 3.9k 10 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 8:05AM
If our Governments claimed the North Sea Oil belonged to us I cannot see any reason why the Agrentinians cant claim the South Atlantic Oil around their country theirs.

Strikes me one rule for Britain another for Argentina. Now dont get me started on NI.
Toonman Plus
9 1.4k 2 England
19 Feb 2010 9:04AM
I am sure we will see more conflicts over energy as demand outstrips supply.
Gaucho Plus
15 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 5:20PM
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