By Thomas Robb

ISBN-10: 0719091756

ISBN-13: 9780719091759

this can be the 1st monograph-length learn that charts the coercive international relations of the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford as practised opposed to their British best friend as a way to convince Edward Heath's govt to keep on with a extra amenable path in the course of the 'Year of Europe' and to persuade Harold Wilson's governments to minimize the severity of proposed defence cuts. Such international relations proved potent opposed to Heath yet a little less so opposed to Wilson. it's argued that family members among the 2 aspects have been frequently strained, certainly, to the level that the main 'special' parts 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 fiscal group; demonstrates how US détente rules 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 dating through the IMF Crisis.

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