Brown, Chris (2011) The Wikileaks saga has revealed a souring of the US/UK ‘special relationship’, and this foreign policy distance looks set to stay. British Politics and Policy at LSE (22 Feb 2011) Blog Entry.
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Recent coverage of Wikileaks’ released materials has given us new insights into the UK/US ‘special relationship’. It is now clear that the closeness shared between Tony Blair and Bill Clinton (and later George Bush) has not been continued by David Cameron and President Obama. Yet, Chris Brown argues that Cameron is following a pragmatic approach given Britain’s size and status – he may be our first real ‘post-imperial’ Prime Minister.
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|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
|Sets:||Departments > International Relations
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