The Falklands War, 25 Years Later: Lessons for British Global Power

Publication Date: June 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nile Gardiner

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: Europe; Tehran; thatcher; Argentina

Type: Brief

Coverage: Great Britain


Britain was victorious in the Falklands War because it was free to shape its own destiny and willing to use military power to aggressively defend its interests.