Tensions growing off Gibraltar

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  1. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Gibraltar: Tensions grow after Royal Navy confronts Spanish warship | Mail Online

     
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    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

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    Two nations, one failed economy and another struggling fighting over rocks!!
     
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    What's Gibraltar's present strategic importance?? In WWII it was one of two allied chokepoints for convoys between Axis-controlled Europe and North Africa. But why fight over that island base now??
     
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    It's location
     
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    Most strategic location from which transport to european countries can be choked off completely. It has a similar importance like strait of hormuz/Malacca straits - choking points.
     
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    Whom are the British going to blockade?? the French or the Germans!!:rofl:
     

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