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The Wikileaks saga has revealed a souring of the US/UK ‘special relationship’, and this foreign policy distance looks set to stay

By Chris Brown

Abstract

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

Topics: JN101 Great Britain, JZ International relations
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:33090
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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