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Falklands: Oliver North memorandum for Robert McFarlane ("The Falklands Situation: An Operational Perspective") [based on conversation with British military attache, North questions JCS analysis; if Galtieri falls, warns of "unpleasant revelations about Argentine measures to assist us with our problems further north"] [declassified 2009]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Reagan Library: Executive Secretariat NSC Country File (Box 26 Argentina): CREST releases
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Americas excluding USA), Defence (Falklands War, 1982), British relations with the US