Thursday, 21 October 2010
It aims to show how the Obama Administration has sidelined Great Britain, labelling us a second rate power and nothing special, and that as a result, Britain has started acting like a second rate power. So, when Hillary Clinton starts moaning that our defence cuts are going to damage our contributions to NATO, she has only herself and her administration to blame.
Britain should not have cut their defence spending by 8%, but the Coalition have only been able to do that because the conservative right in Great Britain have lost the argument when it comes to Britain being a first-rate power. Part of this defeat has come down to the fact that we are no longer able to display our relationship with America. How can we claim a Special Relationship with America, when the Obama Administration is denying that the relationship ever existed?
Anyway, the article can be found here.