National Affairs: THE U.S. AND BRITAIN

Allies Undermine Each Other To Foe's Benefit

RELATIONS between the U.S. and Britain are now worse than most Americans think. On dozens of specific questions, debated in the world's chancelleries and at the U.N.. the attitudes and policies of the two allies are not merely different but actively opposed. Many a British diplomat spends more time undermining a U.S. position than in building joint defenses against Communism. And many a U.S. diplomat, busily countermining the British, worries more about them than he does about the Russians. Both nations are spending political energy against each...

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