Anglo-American Relations and the Labour Government's ‘Scuttle’ from Abadan: a ‘Declaration of Dependence’?

@article{Marsh2013AngloAmericanRA,
  title={Anglo-American Relations and the Labour Government's ‘Scuttle’ from Abadan: a ‘Declaration of Dependence’?},
  author={S. Marsh},
  journal={The International History Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={35},
  pages={817 - 843}
}
  • S. Marsh
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • The International History Review
  • The 1956 Suez Crisis has attracted enormous attention and been widely seen as marking a sea change in Britain's position in the Middle East and within the Anglo-American special relationship. Yet in September 1951 the Attlee government had already signalled waning British power in pulling back from major unilateral military action to defend Britain's single most important overseas asset: the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and its huge operations in Iran. What this crisis revealed of British… CONTINUE READING