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Falklands: FCO Defence Department minute for Foreign Secretary ("Retaking the Falkland Islands: The Political Costs") ["hard to persuade people that the game was worth the candle" - MT's copy] [declassified Dec 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/614 f209
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There is reason to think MT did not see this minute before the Saturday debate, for whatever reason. See Fall minute to Weston, 5 Apr 1982.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 3pp
Themes: British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Defence (Falklands)