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Jonathan Colman

1942, Macmillan is supposed to have said that ‘These Americans represent the new Roman Empire and we Britons, like the Greeks of old, must teach them how to make it go.’ 27 The thinking is that the weaker but wilier British could exploit the diplomatically inexperienced Americans, but most historians do not regard this as a persuasive image of Anglo-American relations. The strategy underestimates the political sophistication of

in A ‘special relationship’?
Jonathan Colman

relevant military investment and support’. Critics in the Labour Party attacked ‘other aspects of the British engagement east of Suez’, arguing that the country ‘can no longer sustain a role based on “imperial delusions” and call for a drastic cutback of east of Suez commitments and order to provide … the means to pursue a stable balance of payments policy and much needed social reforms at home’. The

in A ‘special relationship’?