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Jimmy Carter and the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'

Thomas K. Robb


This books draws on a wealth of recently declassified documents to reveal that relations between Britain and the United States were riven by far more antagonism than is generally believed. Jimmy Carter the Anglo-American ‘special relationship’ reveals that even the special intelligence and nuclear relationships shared between London and Washington were not immune from the high level tension. Thomas Robb explores the competitive nature of the relationship during Carter’s presidency and provides an original interpretation to how both countries dealt with the breakdown of superpower détente; the ... More

Keywords: Carter, Anglo-American, Callaghan, Thatcher, nuclear, intelligence, human rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474407014
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407014.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Thomas K. Robb, author
Oxford Brookes University