GREAT BRITAIN: Irresponsibility & Ignorance

In London last week there was much criticism of U.S. policy and attitudes. It sprang not from a deliberate anti-American press campaign but rather from an unease deep within Britain itself. Britons sense that a new world power is moving onto the scene—and that Britain must come to understand and deal with that power on new terms.

One-Way Trade? The London Times took a glum view of U.S. trade ambitions, concluding that the U.S. was preparing to assume the "role of economic leadership played by Great Britain in the 19th Century." But,...

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