Argentina/Falklands: Declassified


Hugh Carless, FCO, to J.Cable, Planning Staff, (click here)

Foreign Office, ‘British foreign policy: Opportunities and dangers’, 1975

‘Reagan On The Falkland/Malvinas: “Give…Maggie enough to carry on…”’ (46 documents, National Security Archive)


1982 war

Revealed: Catalogue of failings that sank Falklands warship HMS Sheffield‘ (Guardian, 15 October 2017)

‘Israel sold weapons to Argentina at height of Falklands War, declassified files show’ (Independent, 25 August 2016)

‘UK opens files on Israeli arms sales to Argentina during Falklands War’ (Times of Israel, 25 August 2016)

‘Israel sold weapons to Argentina at height of Falklands War, reveal declassified Foreign Office files’ (Telegraph, 24 August 2016)

‘Declassified UK files reveal Israel sold arms to Argentina during Falklands War’ (Jerusalem Post, 24 August 2016)

‘“Time to recover Falklands/Malvinas dialogue”’ (Merco Press, 23 August 2016)

‘Margaret Thatcher’s FURY at Brazil for refusing to hand back our bombers during Falklands’ (Express, 22 November 2015)

Thatcher secret documents on Falklands war reveal her anxiety over casualties‘ (Mercopress, 19 June 2015)

‘Thatcher planned Ireland snub over Falklands stance’ (Herald, 27 December 2013)

‘Declassified documents show link between the Beagle channel dispute and the Falklands war’ (Merco Press, 20 February 2013)

‘Secret talks: Chilean, British envoys’ (Buenos Aires Herald, 21 February 2013)

‘Britain considered allowing Argentina a naval base on the Falklands shortly before 1982 invasion, new documents reveal’ (Daily Mail, 21 February 2013)

‘Thatcher was ready for Falkland Islands deal, National Archives papers show’ (Guardian, 28 December 2012)

‘Thatcher urged to steal French-made Exocet missiles during Falklands war’ (Guardian, 28 December 2012)

Secret files lift lid on Thatcher-Reagan Falklands contacts’ (Reuters, 28 December 2012)

‘Papers Show Rare Friction for Thatcher and Reagan’ (New York Times, 28 December 2012)

‘Margaret Thatcher worried about Gibraltar during the Falklands war’ (Guardian, 28 December 2012)

‘Britain’s approach on the Falklands: neglect and hope for the best’ (Guardian, 28 December 2012)

‘The Significant “Little War”’ (National Review, 2 April 2012)

‘US feared Falklands war would be “close-run thing”, documents reveal’ (Guardian 1 April 2012)

‘Thatcher warned of defence cuts dangers before Falklands war’ (Guardian, 30 December 2011)



Argentina offered to buy Falkland Islands‘ (UPI, 4 January 1984)