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Old 09 Jan 13, 13:23
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Originally Posted by Selous View Post
The med stopped being part of British strategic focus a little while after abandoning the East of Suez role, give or take 10 - 15 years.
Our defense interests are closely allied to the US these days, which means keeping Gib is beneficial for the US, in turn beneficial for us. The USN regularly docks its subs at Gib.
Re-taking Gibraltar for Spain has support that is a mile wide & six inches deep


Gibraltar isthe economic engine's start button for Southern Spain.

After three hundred years its no more a foriegn colony than The Channel islands are to France, or the parts of Germany encased by Swiss territory are to the Swiss.

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