No Asset Like the Special Relationship
- No one wants to take charge in the "G-Zero" world. // New Statesman;6/7/2013, Vol. 142 Issue 5161, p4
The article offers the author's view that the world needs global leadership as of 2013 but that no country is willing to provide it. Topics include Western countries' reluctance to take a leadership role regarding the civil war in Syria, relations between the U.S. and Great Britain, and Great...
- "IT SEEMS A YANK WENT INTO A PUB...". Lunn, Arnold // America;9/26/1942, Vol. 67 Issue 25, p680
The author reflects on why relations between allies like the U.S. and Great Britain are always difficult. The author cites some offensive remarks made by British to Americans and vice versa. The author explains that what makes the relation difficult is that when one ally seems likely to displace...
- BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. // Caribbean Update;Apr2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p3
The article reports that the U.S. State Department has asked Great Britain and government of the British Virgin Islands to stop the practice of open air trash burning.
- U.S. -British relations will remain steadfast. Sheinwald, Nigel // Hill;5/25/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 58, p28
In this article, the author examines the status of the foreign relationship between the U.S. and Great Britain.
- 'Going to War in Buses': The Anglo-American Clash over Leyland Sales to Cuba, 1963-1964. Hull, Christopher // Diplomatic History;Nov2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p793
The sale of buses by the Leyland Motor Company to Cuba proved contentious, not only in the realm of Anglo-American relations, but also in the domestic sphere of a behind the scenes inter-departmental disagreement within the British government. This is because the bus exports pitted political...
- Divided by An Ocean. O'SULLIVAN, JOHN // National Review;4/5/2010, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p20
The author discusses the "special relationship" between the U.S. and Great Britain and notes actions by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama that he perceives as damaging it. The U.S. has declared neutrality in a dispute between Argentina and Great Britain over the Falkland Islands....
- The Wider Causes. // Time;11/16/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 20, p24
The article examines the causes of the widening conflict between the U.S. and Great Britain. It says that the conflict is not about conflict of interest or struggle for power, but about political orientations such as socialism, conservatism and progressivism. The reactions of British Socialists...
- THE U.S. AND BRITAIN. // Time;11/16/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 20, p24
The article examines the increasing rift between the U.S. and Great Britain in the international arena. It says that the British government has been opposing the positions of the U.S. in the resolution of problems related to Korea, China, Germany, the Middle East and other parts of Europe. The...
- Unintimidated. // Time;10/22/1951, Vol. 58 Issue 17, p27
The article contends that the problem in the U.S.-British relations is the British thought that Americans fail to comprehend that Great Brtain would be eradicated in an atomic war with Russia.