The Not-So-Special Relationship

The US and Britain have long been considered to have a “special relationship” based on shared culture and history. While from the outside it seemed like a mutual friendship, many British felt otherwise at the beginning of the Second World War. And it wasn’t hard to see why; although America aided Britain, it was not without payment. Many felt that America was taking advantage of a country suffering in war — perhaps an affirmation of their preconceived notion that Americans were “assertive and arrogant”. Read full article here

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