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Making the 'Special Relationship' Great Again?

Donald Trump’s election poses uncomfortable questions for Britain about the future of the UK-US ‘Special Relationship’.



Tim Oliver

LSE IDEAS Associate

This Strategic Update looks at the core elements of the ‘Special Relationship’ that could be under strain and how Britain could be left between a Trump Rock and a Brexit Hard Place.

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Making the 'Special Relationship' Great Again?

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Making the 'Special Relationship' Great Again?

About the authors 

Dr Tim Oliver is director of research at Brexit Analytics and was previously a Dahrendorf Forum Fellow at LSE.

Professor Michael Williams is Director of the International Relations Program at New York University and author of Science, law and liberalism in the American way of war: the quest for humanity in conflict.