ANGLO-AMERICAN POLITICS

BUILDING THAT BRIDGE TO A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP

When HILLARY CLINTON visited England in November, one of her meetings was kept private. Along with a delegation of top American officials, she spent a Saturday at Chequers, the country retreat of British Prime Ministers. Sitting around a conference table with TONY BLAIR and his political brain trust, they worked together on ways for "New Labour and New Democrats to develop policies in a complementary way that are a model for other center-left parties around the world," says Peter Mandelson, the media guru who has helped shape Blair's image.

The whole process began in April 1996 when Hillary met with Blair,...

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