A Foregone Conclusion? The United States, Britain and the Trident D5 Agreement

@article{Doyle2017AFC,
  title={A Foregone Conclusion? The United States, Britain and the Trident D5 Agreement},
  author={S. Doyle},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={40},
  pages={867 - 894}
}
  • S. Doyle
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
ABSTRACT Existing studies of the United Kingdom’s purchase of Trident D5 missiles have simplified the Reagan administration’s sale. Using previously classified documentation, this article highlights the potential political and financial ramifications of a sale agreement that led to complex deliberations within the Thatcher government up until the final day of negotiations. The White House viewed the sale as a means to strengthen Western nuclear and conventional forces to counter the perceived… Expand
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