Originally Posted by buddyholly
No mystery. Oil. I mean, why would you think Argentina would want them, if it is a mystery to you why Britain would want them.?
Previous explorations around the Falklands have raised questions about the viability of extracting enough oil to make the investment worth it.
As for why Argentina might want the islands - taking aside natural resources, I'm sure England would have a problem if say Argentina had seized the Isle of Man or Guernsey.