How Nukes Nearly Split the U.S.-U.K. 'Special Relationship'
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Steve Weintz


Tensions over Britain's role in the world, especially as a nuclear power, strained relationships considerably. 

Here's What You Need to Remember: In an eerie echo of today’s concerns about allied nuclear proliferation in Asia, the incoming Kennedy administration viewed the UK’s independent nuclear deterrent with serious misgivings.

Mark Twain probably didn’t make the famous quip, “History doesn’t repeat itself but it rhymes,” but the phrase’s sentiment often feels...

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