Browsing All posts tagged under »U.S./UK Relations«

Royal Wedding Symbolizes Unique Bond Between US And UK

May 18, 2018 by

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By Ginny Montalbano and Nile Gardiner ~ The wedding of Great Britain’s Prince Harry and America’s Meghan Markle this Saturday is a “huge positive” and a symbol of the historic special relationship between the two nations. So says Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation, who agreed to […]

Brexit Will Lead To Free Trade Agreement Between America And The UK

December 21, 2017 by

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By Casey Ryan ~ A British member of Parliament for the European Union said that once Brexit takes place, the United States and the United Kingdom can form a new free trade agreement based on markets. Brexit is the name of the vote held by the U.K. on June 23, 2016, to withdraw from the […]

Theresa May Shows Australian Prime Minister Turnbull How To Deal With President Trump

January 28, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is slow to adjust to Donald Trump’s win. But he should learn three things from this video of Trump’s presser with British PM Theresa May. First, Trump can charm even the usually viciously hostile media. And here is a clue from Trump: “I’m not as […]

How Congress Should Seize The Brexit Opportunity

June 26, 2016 by

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By Sen. Mike Lee ~ This week, the people of Britain won a major victory for democracy and sovereignty by voting to leave the European Union. Many on the left, along with their allies in the media, are predicting that this Brexit will lead to economic disaster for Britain, if not all of Europe and […]

Barack Bombs In Britain

May 4, 2016 by

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By Daniel Hannan ~ Well, the polls are in and – not to put too fine a point on it – President Obama has bombed. Last week, disregarding the convention that heads of government don’t intervene directly in the internal elections of friendly states, the president came to London to tell us to vote to […]

Obama’s Anti-Brexit Threat Will Backfire

April 27, 2016 by

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By Nile Gardiner ~ Last Friday Barack Obama made an extraordinary intervention into the British debate over whether or not to remain in the European Union. Just two months before voters across the United Kingdom go to the polls in an historic referendum on June 23, the U.S. president issued a stark warning to the […]

Boris Johnson Blasts Obama’s “Ancestral Dislike” Of The British

April 23, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Culture counts, says Boris Johnson: Boris Johnson has criticised the U.S. President Barack Obama and suggested his attitude to Britain might be based on his “part-Kenyan” heritage and “ancestral dislike of the British empire”. Writing a column for The Sun newspaper the outgoing Mayor of London recounted a story about a […]

Assessing The Future Of The US-UK Special Relationship

June 7, 2015 by

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By Ted R. Bromund, Ph.D ~ The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom is a political creation that reflects underlying realities. To assess the future of that relationship, and how the EU will affect it, we need to know how it began. For the relationship to come into being, the U.K. […]

Does Obama Know the Difference between Great Britain and England?

November 30, 2011 by

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By Nile Gardiner It is gratifying to see President Barack Obama condemn the disgraceful storming of the British Embassy in Tehran by thugs acting at the behest of the Iranian regime. After all, Obama has been notoriously slow in the past to criticise the brutal actions of the Iranian government after initially extending the hand […]

Why Barack Obama Doesn’t Much Care for Britain

December 11, 2010 by

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By Daniel Hannan Let’s review the evidence. President Obama received from Gordon Brown a pen-holder made from the timbers of a Royal Navy anti-slavery vessel, and reciprocated with DVDs. He silkily downgraded the UK from “our closest ally” to “one of our allies”. He gave the Queen an iPod full of his own speeches. He […]

David Cameron Must Not Emulate Barack Obama

May 7, 2010 by

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By Nile Gardiner (Follow the latest live results of the UK election at this link…..TonyfromOz) Today’s edition of The Sun has an extraordinary image of David Cameron on its front page inspired by an infamous Barack Obama campaign poster, with the slogan “Our only hope” (hat tip: ConservativeHome). This is a spectacular, attention-grabbing piece of […]

Five Reasons The UK General Election Matters To The United States

May 7, 2010 by

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By Nile Gardiner (Follow the latest live results of the UK election at this link…..TonyfromOz) British voters go to the polls on Thursday in the tightest political race in the UK in a generation. Several opinion polls have indicated the strong possibility of a hung parliament, with a Conservative minority government led by David Cameron […]