Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the French Problem, 1960-1963: A Troubled Partnership, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the French Problem, 1960-1963

A Troubled Partnership, 1st Edition

By Constantine A. Pagedas

Routledge

328 pages

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Drawing on official records and private papers, this book offers insights into Anglo-American reactions to France's development of an independent nuclear capability; France's bid for the political leadership of Europe; Britain's first application to join the EEC; the controversial US multilateral force (MLF) proposal for NATO; Britain's numerous propositions to France for the development of an independent European nuclear force; the tense Anglo-American diplomatic quarrel that was the Skybolt crisis; and the creative diplomacy that produced the Nassau Agreement of December 1962.

Reviews

'An important book … the main argument is convicingly documented and deployed.' - Journal of Military History

'Fascinating … an absorbing account.' - Journal of American History

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General