|| IP37520 |
|| US AND UK SPECIAL RELATIONS |
|| 2004/2005 |
|| Dr Andrew J Priest |
|| Semester 2 |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours ||60%|
|Semester Assessment|| An assessed essay of 2500 words||40%|
This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the 'special relationship' between the US and the UK, particularly in key areas of co-operation such as nuclear and intelligence matters.
Definitions, debates and discourses on the Anglo-American 'special relationship'
Formation of the 'special relationship' during World War Two and the Early Cold War
Strains in the Anglo-American alliance (especially the Suez crisis, the Vietnam War and the Falklands Conflict)
The intelligence and nuclear relationships
The influence of Europe on the US/UK alliance
The future of the US/UK relationship
This module is at CQFW Level 6