United States, Britain And The Transatlantic Crisis: …


United States, Britain And The Transatlantic Crisis: Rising To The Gaullist Challenge, 1963-68
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The greatest threat to Western unity in the 1960s came not from a communist enemy but from an ally France. Its imposing president, General Charles de Gaulle, challenged the dominance of the United States by bringing crises to the EEC and NATO and seeking dtente with the Soviet bloc. As this book shows, against the backdrop of wider transition in the Anglo-American relationship, the U.S. and Britain cooperated successfully to ensure that his plans did not prosper.