Falklands-Malvinas War

The Falklands-Malvinas War took place from April until June 1982 between Argentina and the United Kingdom. From Argentina's side, it was a struggle for recovering a long-demanded sovereignty of these South Atlantic islands. For the United Kingdom, it was a response to Argentina's invasion of British territory. The war culminated in British victory. The conflict embodied a significant event for war communication because despite the development and availability of technologically sophisticated global media, the geographical hindrances allowed each country control over the information given to its citizens.

At the time of the war, Argentina was ruled by a military dictatorship that had begun to lose momentum. The dictatorship's decline resulted from national objections to economic mismanagement as well as internal and external disapproval of human rights ...

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