The United States Sale of Trident to Britain, 1977–1982: Deal Making in the Anglo–American Nuclear Relationship

@article{Doyle2017TheUS,
  title={The United States Sale of Trident to Britain, 1977–1982: Deal Making in the Anglo–American Nuclear Relationship},
  author={S. Doyle},
  journal={Diplomacy & Statecraft},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={477 - 493}
}
  • S. Doyle
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy & Statecraft
ABSTRACT This article provides a comparative analysis of the sales of the Trident nuclear missile system to Britain by the Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan administrations. Both governments viewed the Anglo–American nuclear partnership as a tool within their wider foreign policy kit and utilised the sale of Trident to influence British defence policy. For these reasons, each administration saw the Trident sale as part of an Anglo–American transactional defence relationship. This exegesis deepens… Expand
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