- May 26, 2005
- Tend do walk the 40 meters from my bed to lecture.
There is a special relationship. But it's less special than it was during Reagan/Thatcher and Bush/Blair. I won't speak to the special relationship during Ike/Eden. The special relationship wasn't really that strong during Bush/Major or Clinton/Blair, but it still existed.Oh we just have had Obama on the BBC saying 'US and Ukania' have a special and essential relationship - that is bollocks. We are the US's lick spittal and all Americans know it - we are just fooling ourselves - well Ukanian Politicians do.
Britain might not be the most important ally of the United States anymore, but if the US needs help doing something, it's still Britain she turns to. And the same goes the other way.
One thing I noted in Obamas answers was that funnily, he mentioned Denmark, but not Norway. We've dropped more bombs than the Danes.. heck, we've dropped more bombs than the US, if I'm not mistaken.
They? Read Haaretz, and you'll see there is a great deal of people who realize just that. There's even the occational article in Jerusalem Post that exhibits such insight.Just face it; They'll never be able to see that criticizing Israeli politics and settlements on the occupied Gaza Strip and the West Bank != anti-Semitism.