‘Global Security: US-UK relations’: lessons for the special relationship?

  title={‘Global Security: US-UK relations’: lessons for the special relationship?},
  author={Steve Marsh},
  journal={Journal of Transatlantic Studies},
  • S. Marsh
  • Published 9 May 2012
  • Business
  • Journal of Transatlantic Studies
In March 2010 the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) recommended that the appellation ‘special relationship’ no longer be used to describe Anglo-American relations. This article examines and extrapolates upon the report as a means of gaining insights into the contemporary special relationship. It argues that the period 2008–2010 was unusual in Anglo- American relations insofar as governments on both sides of the Atlantic signalled a cooling of the special relationship. However, it… 

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