/Filter /FlateDecode /CapHeight 0 The war was ‘a close run thing’ (as Wellington said at Waterloo) but, with the help of Reagan in the US and Pinochet in Chile, British forces re-took the Falklands/Malvinas on 14 June. I do not know when or how this tragedy will end. /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding /Annots 23 0 R On President Pinochet's express instructions, and at great risk, Chile provided enormously valuable assistance. My friends, the Left lost the Cold War in Chile, as they lost it everywhere else. /F10 7 0 R /Name /img0 /Widths 14 0 R The Argentinians waited until the British ship guarding the islands had sailed away. The ranks of the armed forces on both sides paid a heavy price for the reckless militarism of their rulers: 258 British forces killed and 777 wounded; 649 Argentineans killed, 1,068 wounded. /FontDescriptor 15 0 R Well, yes, Pinochet had given us aid against Argentina during the Falklands War. As Major-General John Jeremy Moore, commander of the British land forces in the war, put it, “It was a very close-run thing.” 17 0 obj 649 Argentines were killed while 255 servicemen and 3 Falklands civilians were killed. << Under the Extradition Treaty the case can only be heard in Spain. The Falkland Islands are a small chain of islands under British rule, in the Atlantic Ocean near Argentina, about 13,000 km from Britain. But at least he will know, and the world will know that his friends did not abandon his cause and that those whom the Left would like to silence - but dare not - have proclaimed the truth about his treatment. The two former leaders have been comrades since the days of the Falklands war, when Chile gave the British significant help in their campaign to win the islands back from Argentina. My friends, this is a government which dishonours and discredits Britain. UK drawn into bloody hostilities with Latin American rival 36 years ago today This article describes the composition and actions of the Argentine air forces in the Falklands War (Spanish language: Guerra de las Malvinas ). /Contents 19 0 R It is well known that counselling this prosecuting magistrate at every stage is Allende's former political adviser, working with a network of other Marxists in Spain and Chile. Falkland Islands War, also called Falklands War, Malvinas War, or South Atlantic War, a brief undeclared war fought between Argentina and Great Britain in 1982 over control of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and associated island dependencies. All this has many implications. The two former leaders have been comrades since the days of the Falklands war, when Chile gave the British significant help in their campaign to win the islands back from Argentina. /DecodeParms << 1985: New Falkland Islands constitution is adopted. endobj Without President Pinochet there would certainly have been many more. He must be turning in his grave to see Britain now encouraging Spain's arrogant interference in Chilean affairs. /Type /Font Apr10. Without the help of Chile in the guise of Augusto Pinochet, there is no doubting that UK would probably have lost the Falklands to the Argentine. /BaseFont /TimesNewRomanPSMT /StemV 0 And this, of course, was the situation when a trusting, elderly, former Chilean ruler chose to pay one too many visits to his beloved Britain last autumn. endobj I don't know a lot about the Falklands War, or how important the Falklands strategically are for Britain and Argentina respectively. He gave us early warning of Chilean air attacks which allowed the task force to take defensive action. Witnesses with their position during the war: AIR-CHIEF MARSHAL SIR KCB, KBE, Director of Service Intelligence. endobj /F40 16 0 R endobj The UK and Argentina fought the Falklands War in 1982. Department of War Studies, King's College, University of LAWRENCE FREEDMAN London. /Type /Font Several years after stepping down, he was charged with war crimes concerning his time as president but died in … The fighting ended on June 14, following the British liberation of the islands' capital, Port Stanley, and the surrender of Argentine forces in the Falklands. << 19 0 obj 15 0 obj /FontDescriptor 3 0 R 10 0 obj /LastChar 255 Listen instead to President Aylwin, Pinochet's democratically elected successor and frequent opponent, who said: "the Allende government was planning, with the assistance of an armed militia of enormous military power, to establish a communist dictatorship". The island of South Georgia in the South Atlantic ocean, which was a base for an out of use whaling station, was owned by the British and therefore the Argentine action was illegal. /Im1 22 0 R /Type /Font The precise extent of Ministers' and officials' involvement with the Spanish authorities is still obscure. /Type /FontDescriptor The value of the intelligence was proved when it stopped. /ItalicAngle 0 endobj The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentina and the United Kingdom in 1982 over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands and its territorial dependency, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.The result of the war was a British victory. I know - I was Prime Minister at the time. This is a government which grants amnesties to unrepentant terrorist murderers yet overturns an amnesty in Chile and imperils that country's young democracy. /Filter /CCITTFaxDecode Causes of the Falklands War. And that he respected the result and handed over to an elected successor? 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Pinochet earned Thatcher’s eternal gratitude by remaining officially neutral during the 1982 Falklands War that pitted the United Kingdom against Chile’s neighbor, Argentina. Falklands War Casualties and Aftermath . << We know that he was arrested by night, on his bed of pain after a spinal operation, in circumstances which would do credit to a police state. /Type /FontDescriptor /FirstChar 0 /CapHeight 0 There are implications my friends for Britain whose interests will be jeopardised, not just in the Falklands and South America, but in isolated enclaves round the world where friends will see how we reward past deeds of friendship. /Height 3348 During the conflict, Pinochet installed a … /F30 13 0 R << /PageMode /UseOutlines Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean dictator, was in London for a back operation. Our ties are very close and have been ever since Admiral Cochrane helped free Chile from oppressive Spanish rule. /StemV 0 /Subtype /TrueType It can hardly have been much pleasanter for our Prime Minister, who recently described Allende as his "hero". 9 0 obj Damit war das endgültige Ende der juristischen Verfolgung Pinochets wegen Menschenrechtsverletzungen beschlossen. 2 0 obj /Ascent 905 November 1915 in Valparaíso; 10. Margaret Thatcher was a longtime supporter of Chilean dictator Agosto Pinochet. I cannot reveal all the details. 12 0 obj I never thought in my lifetime to see the honour of Britain and the reputation of British justice so demeaned as in this affair. /Type /FontDescriptor The British declared a formal end to military activity on June 20. It's nine years since I spoke at a Conservative Party Conference. That he lost the vote (though gaining 44 per cent support)? >> /EndOfBlock false /Subtype /TrueType Seinen tausenden Opfern war dies nicht vergönnt: Viele … 13 0 obj Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte [pinoˈʧet] (* 25. /Subtype /Image << ... communism in Latin America and who provided intelligence to Thatcher’s war room during the Falklands War. /ItalicAngle 0 Today I break my self-denying ordinance. /Resources << The book, The Official History of the Falklands War, details the deal between the governments of Margaret Thatcher and General Augusto Pinochet, said the BBC's Chilean correspondent Clinton Porteous. /K -1 /ItalicAngle 0 The inherent unpredictability of war was one such lesson. /BaseFont /TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT As has been confirmed at the recent hearing Senator Pinochet is still legally prevented from answering in a British court any of the charges against him. /Type /FontDescriptor Full text of Margaret Thatcher's speech to the Blackpool fringe. But we know a good deal about the catalogue of abuses which occurred. endobj /Descent 216 /Im0 21 0 R For an overview of the air forces of the United Kingdom, see British air services in the Falklands War. The Left in Chile, and in Britain, had to abandon all the rhetoric and most of the policies of socialism in order to get power. << /FontName /TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT We know that for the first time in its history the House of Lords had to set aside its ruling because a Law Lord failed to declare an interest - and that the judge in question was then publicly exonerated by Labour's Lord Chancellor. Altogether some 250 members of our armed forces lost their lives during the Falklands War. The Fundación Presidente Pinochet has taken out full page advertisements in El Mercurio, Chile’s largest newspaper, expressing its condolences over the death of Margaret Thatcher, saying the former British … /img0 20 0 R The precise responsibility for what happened can only be judged in Chile. Then perhaps after millions more, people will wake up VerrijnStuart DEF.indd 35 19-10-2009 22:14:28 This callous disregard for human suffering is what I will remember Thatcher for. /StemV 0 /Ascent 891 /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding endstream /StemV 0 Little could he imagine that a new, legal and political assassination was to be planned for him in the Britain he trusted as a friend. Based on the book by Gordon Smith, published by Ian Allan 1989 "Battle of the Falkland's War" heads the list of recommended British-published books, described as "a very useful and detailed guide to the day-by-day development of the war", Argentine Army journal "Soldados", April 2000 What about the fact that more people were housed, that medical care was improved, that infant mortality plummeted, that life expectancy rose, that highly effective programmes against poverty were launched? /ItalicAngle -164 That he held a referendum to decide whether or not he should remain in power? There were many events leading to the 1982 Falklands War (Guerra de Malvinas in Spanish) between the United Kingdom and Argentina over possession of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia (Georgia del Sur). There are implications for Chile where the small minority of communists who once nearly wrecked the country under Allende will now be encouraged to overturn the prosperous, democratic order that Pinochet and his successors built. >> endobj When the Falklands crisis broke out in early April 1982, there was virtually no intelligence about the threat that Argentina had posed to the Falklands since 1833. Lasting only ten weeks, and it resulted in a clear British victory. /Ascent 905 Der Falklandkrieg (englisch Falklands War/Crisis, spanisch Guerra de las Malvinas / Guerra del Atlántico Sur) war ein nicht erklärter Krieg zwischen Argentinien und dem Vereinigten Königreich um die Falklandinseln (auch Malwinen) sowie Südgeorgien und die Südlichen Sandwichinseln, der von April bis Juni 1982 andauerte.Wenngleich durch den argentinischen Angriff auf die Inseln … [500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 214 333 333 500 500 250 333 250 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 333 500 500 500 500 500 500 611 611 667 722 500 611 722 722 333 444 500 500 833 667 722 611 500 611 500 556 500 500 833 500 556 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 444 500 444 278 500 500 278 500 444 278 722 500 500 500 500 389 389 278 500 444 667 444 444 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500] /Descent 212 It was however for his protection, since certain left-wing lawyers in Spain wanted to bring him to court there. Bis zuletzt konnte sich Pinochet … But of course we know why none of these achievements are talked about. endobj It was very weak. Or perhaps he will breathe his last in a Spanish hospital, awaiting some interminable, contemptible semblance of justice. 11 0 obj 1 Background 2 Build-up 3 Preparation 3.1 First moves 3.2 Planning 3.3 Argentine intentions 4 Landings on South Georgia 5 Failed diplomacy 6 Invasion 7 Task force 8 … But this war between Argentina and Britain could have gone either way. /Length 33246 But what they couldn't and wouldn't abandon was the poisonous prejudices they harboured in their youth. /FontName /Arial-BoldMT By quietly allying himself to a great arms manufacturer like Britain he could help his own forces at … >> stream /Widths 5 0 R >> Itdid; by asubsequent peace treaty, the islands have been established asbelonging to Chile. The ranks of the armed forces on both sides paid a heavy price for the reckless militarism of their rulers: 258 British forces killed and 777 wounded; 649 Argentineans killed, 1,068 wounded. President Pinochet was this country's staunch, true friend in our time of need when Argentina seized the Falkland Islands. Category Archives: Falklands War On Pinochet and the Iron Lady. endobj But first I want to extend a personal welcome to our Chilean guests, who have come half way round the world to be with us. /FirstChar 0 And there are implications for heads of government everywhere as they see that at some future date they may be hauled out of hospital in a foreign country at the dead of night to face some trumped up charge. /XObject << Unter diesem Namen folterten und ermordeten in den 70er und 80er Jahren die Militärregierungen von Argentinien, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivien und Brasilien mit Billigung der USA tausende Lateinamerikaner, um Regimegegner und Marxisten auszuschalten. /LastChar 255 /ImageMask true A total of 907 people were killed during the 74-days war with Argentina recording the highest casualties. On the other side, the Argentinian public deemed the war unnecessary as well; it was forced upon them by the ruling military junta. endobj /FontBBox [-498 -307 1333 1023] Falkland Islands War - Falkland Islands War - The course of the conflict: On April 25, while the British task force was steaming 8,000 miles (13,000 km) to the war zone via Ascension Island, a smaller British force retook South Georgia island, in the process capturing one of Argentina’s vintage U.S.-made diesel-electric submarines. Here are some facts about the Falklands War. ”In other words, Air General Matthei, Pinochet and other members of the military dictatorship cabinet realized that is Argentina could keep the Falklands, and won the war, the following step would be for them to take over the Beagle channel islands“, according to Edwards. Falkland Islands War, also called Falklands War, Malvinas War, or South Atlantic War, a brief undeclared war fought between Argentina and Great Britain in 1982 over control of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and associated island dependencies. Above all she felt a “great debt for [Pinochet’s] secret actions during the Falklands war”, according to Moore. /Subtype /TrueType We only won thanks to American and Chilean support. Der frühere chilenische Militärmachthaber Augusto Pinochet ist tot. Senator Pinochet is in truth on trial, not for anything contained in Judge Garzon's indictment, but for defeating communism. W.J. We know that the authorities knew it was unlawful because they hurriedly sent lawyers to Spain to draw up a new one. During the Falklands War the Chilean airforce was commanded by the father of Senator Evelyn Matthei, here with us this evening. >> ����� V|(�����������`\��aT`I��H5��`��� � p�ӄ�N��ӧ��{��~AZ8A�t�O�{}���t��c����������Z�+t�V���!~S���7\��'�����o�U��K����”�cL����m��`Ft2���f�K� ܥ��^���H�v$d3,�g*�� ��� k�����3je� � �MPi��H �k�n�7o�w�A��d[i�.$���yc��^�WE��*$�/&�� �c�{��n��Y1����o�֯�����������a߾���G�+�^� ���ڌC��gH�7}�1]7�b�]5�������8j�L;�����w��O� �#��Z�!��Ru�d��$3�n����̎+�� What is planned is a [show-style] show-trial with a preordained outcome - lingering death in a foreign land. During the Falklands War, the … I imagine that if Britain wanted to fight a total war over it they could win it, but I also doubt they'd sacrifice that much over such a … << /FirstChar 0 /Type /Font >> "That was a deliberate decision," he … endobj << /F20 10 0 R /Descent 212 Lives were lost as a result of a catastrophic policy failure, lives that should never have been lost at all. General Fernando Matthei told the Santiago newspaper La Tercera that then-dictator General Augusto Pinochet approved Chile's "strategic co-operation" with Britain in recovering the southern islands Argentina had occupied in April 1982. 20 0 obj /Type /Font But his regime was also responsible for the arrest of a number of British citizens, including women, who were carted off to be tortured in horrific ways I cannot decently describe. /Flags 32 We all owe him, and Chile, a great debt of gratitude. The Falkland Islands become a parliamentary representative democratic dependency. The Falklands War was a 10-week undeclared war between Argentinaball and UKball over control of the two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic Ocean; Falkland Islands and the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islandsball.. During the Falklands War, according to a well-informed senior civil servant, the British One day, near the end of the conflict, the Chilean long-range radar had to be switched off for overdue maintenance. ... How Pinochet's economic model led to the current crisis engulfing Chile. endobj The Falklands War began on April 2, 1982, when Argentine troops landed in the Falkland Islands. endobj And some of these continued. And his accusers do not, it seems, have to present here any evidence of guilt as several speakers have mentioned on this point. Der frühere chilenische Luftwaffenchef Fernando Matthei hat 23 Jahre nach dem Falklandkrieg bestätigt, dass das damalige Pinochet-Regime Großbritannien im … /LastChar 255 The chance of Senator Pinochet's receiving anything resembling what we in Britain would recognise as 'justice' in a Spanish court as minimal - not least because key witnesses for his defence run the risk of immediate arrest if they set foot on Spanish soil. 14 0 obj >> Am 15. The year saw the occurrence of one of the strangest wars due to the desire by the two sides to own and control the Falkland Islands. /MediaBox [0 0 590 804] /Flags 32 /Descent 216 The two see eye to eye on economics. /Type /XObject That, ladies and gentlemen, was what Pinochet stopped. That treaty envisaged of course that all the courts of countries which signed the Extradition Convention would behave in an honest and equitable fashion and that those extradited would receive a fair trial. endobj suffered enough. ]�;��SJ�ݪ��� �0)���!�&3�4��P��B���a��qN���x���D�a�*.+�K�^�a�[�z��q�^��W����o���7�m��"�C��_Mu� }�o�����]�dw�I��n��m�W�� ��j��F뭍����뤵�~���x�:~�����t�_�F��A��v���(B������Rź��D�����%ϰ�D����z�H/��/���?O��k��O;��������_�k�9�P��k�g��M�� In the First World War, 20 million people were killed, and we got the Covenant of the League of Nations. I cannot reveal the details, but let … /CapHeight 0 The Royal Navy, RAF, and British Army benefited from the CIA's secret ownership of a code-making machine company during the Falklands' War, a new investigation has claimed. General Pinochet's government' hoped that a British victory in the Falklands would undermine Argentine determination to keep the islands. Falkland Islands Government assumes responsibility for all domestic matters. After World War ii, and 50 million people were killed, they gave us the United Nations Charter. Am 11. /Ascent 891 /BaseFont /ArialMT /CapHeight 0 16 0 obj The Prosecutor and the Judge : Benjamin Ferencz and Antonio Cassese, Interviews and Writings /Widths 8 0 R On President Pinochet's express instructions, and at great risk, Chile provided enormously valuable assistance. /FontName /ArialMT /Subtype /TrueType /FontBBox [-628 -376 2000 1018] It's because the Left don't want them to be talked about - or even (if they can help it) known about. News clips of Prince Andrew being interviewed in the Falklands during the war there in 1982 where he served as a helicopter pilot. 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HMS Fearless in San Carlos, during the Falklands War. Die chilenische Diktatur war das Sinnbild für Unterdrückung und Gewalt in dem Lateinamerika der 1970er Jahre. Above all why don't they tell the world that it was Senator Pinochet who established a constitution for the return to democracy? But it is an affront to common sense as well as a caricature of justice to maintain that a head of government must automatically accept criminal responsibility for everything that is done while he is in power - whether he authorised it or not. To understand the Falklands War one must look at the region and times that the conflict took place in to understand the impact this had on the conflict, in this case the South American regional security complex in the 1980s. Nick Caistor, Latin American correspondent, discusses the right for appeal and political considerations. /FirstChar 0 Due to intense U.S. Pressure at the last minute (while Pinochet's plane was halfway en route over the Pacific), Marcos cancelled the visit and denied Pinochet landing rights in the country. Hence Thatcher’s friendship with the old Fascist butcher, General Pinochet. /FontDescriptor 9 0 R The Falklands war memorial is dedicated on Liberation Day (June 14). /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding Very weak. 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