AS OTHERS SEE US: Unintimidated

The greatest strain on U.S.-British relations is the British belief that Americans do not understand that Britain would be wiped out in case of atomic war with Russia. In the Saturday Review of Literature, D. W. Brogan, an old hand at explaining Britons to Americans, and vice versa, puts the British concern this way:

"Some firm statements from Senators and [U.S.] publicists remind [the British] too much of the Irish landlord who wrote from London to his tenants in Connaught, 'If you think you can intimidate me by shooting my bailiff, you...

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