Opinion, By Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty years ago, the reigning Junta in Brazil’s largest neighbor to the south, feeling in need of a little popular succor, decided upon a course to divert public opinion away from the evil it had been perpetrating over the past couple of decades.
In the time-honored fashion of governments everywhere, democratic or not, when faced with domestic problems that seem insuperable, the Argentine Junta did what they all do — it shouldered arms and looked abroad.
Not far abroad, off the Patagonian coast, lies a cluster of islands: rocky, windblown, almost . . .