Hell, the Brits traveled 8,000 miles to go to war with Argentina over the Falkland Islands, and the only thing worth anything there is a bunch of sheep.
I don't think the Brits would have traveled 8,000 miles just for a bunch of sheep. Can you spell oil?
If only I was convinced that it actually helps fighting domestic terrorism. It may just give more business to US passport forgers.
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