Special relationship


Special relationship

The term special relationship, in diplomacy, is used to describe exceptionally strong ties between nations, notably by Winston Churchill in 1946 to describe relations between the English-speaking peoples (see Special Relationship (US-UK)). In its extended use outside United Kingdom–United States relations has also been used to describe:
*Relations between the different parts of the British Empire and Commonwealth ['Status of the Dominions', "The Times" (22 November 1926), pg. 9, col. C.] ['The Empire Reviewed', "The Times" (22 November 1926), pg. 14, col. A.]
*Canada-United Kingdom relationsPrime Minister Louis St. Laurent said: "the special nature of our relationship to the United Kingdom and the United States complicates our responsibilities..." quoted in: H.H. Herstien, L.J. Hughes, R.C. Kirbyson. "Challenge & Survival: The History of Canada" (Scarborough, ON: Prentice-Hall, 1970). p 411]
*Transvaal-United Kingdom relations ['The Transvaal Blue-Book', "The Times" (16 September 1899), pg. 3, col. C.]
*Egypt-United Kingdom relations ['British Policy in Egypt', "The Times" (13 December 1929), pg. 15, col. E.]
*Egypt-Sudan relations [Charles A. Seldon, 'Britain Uncertain on Trade-War Gain', "New York Times" (9 May 1934), pg. 3.]
*Australia–New Zealand relations
*Canada–United States relations [ [http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p73495_index.html Canada in North America: Farewell to the 'Special Relationship' ] ,] [ [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb009/is_200409/ai_n13336805 From special relationship to Third Option: Canada, the U.S., and the Nixon Shock.] ] [ [http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive/2007/08/17/allan-gotlieb-bring-back-the-special-relationship.aspx Allan Gotlieb: Bring back the special relationship] ] Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent said: "the special nature of our relationship to the United Kingdom and the United States complicates our responsibilities..." quoted in: H.H. Herstien, L.J. Hughes, R.C. Kirbyson. "Challenge & Survival: The History of Canada" (Scarborough, ON: Prentice-Hall, 1970). p 411]
*Israel–United States relations
*Pakistan–United States relations
*Saudi Arabia–United States relations
*Georgia–United States relations
*Franco-German relations
*Franco-Algerian relations
*India-Soviet Union relations
*Cuba–Soviet Union relations
*Sino-Burmese relations
*Sino–Sudanese relations
*Cooperation between Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland

ee also

*North Atlantic triangle

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