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By Thomas Robb

this is often the 1st monograph-length examine that charts the coercive international relations of the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford as practised opposed to their British best friend with a purpose to convince Edward Heath's executive to stick to a extra amenable path through the 'Year of Europe' and to persuade Harold Wilson's governments to minimize the severity of proposed defence cuts. Such international relations proved powerful opposed to Heath yet a little less so opposed to Wilson. it truly is argued that kin among the 2 aspects have been usually strained, certainly, to the level that the main 'special' components of the connection, that of intelligence and nuclear co-operation, have been suspended. but, the connection additionally witnessed significant co-operation. This ebook deals new views on US and united kingdom coverage in the direction of British club of the ecu monetary group; demonstrates how US détente regulations created pressure within the 'special relationship'; finds the transitority shutdown of US-UK intelligence and nuclear co-operation; presents new insights in US-UK defence co-operation, and re-evaluates the US-UK courting in the course of the IMF Crisis.

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