Gibraltar and the Falklands Deny the Logic of History

Gibraltar Gibraltar Although the inhabitants of Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands refuse blankly to give up their British citizenship to become Spanish and Argentinian, respectively, it seems that more and more Britons are wondering if it is time to give up these last “pink dots” on the world map.

The writer Simon Jenkins is certainly of that opinion, as you will find out when you read his commentary.


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