ALLIANCES: Sense of Change

Without the animosity that marked the anti-Americanism of a few weeks ago, British commentators probed what seemed to them a new direction in U.S. policy. In its bluntest terms, British opinion suspected that the old Anglo-U.S. alliance would not be quite the same again, and that for some time past it had not been quite what it seemed.

The most cited text for their new reading came from Vice President Nixon's remarks, right after the U.S. voted against Britain and France in the U.N. General Assembly on the issue of Egypt: "For the first time in history, we have...

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