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Britain’s army must drop its global ambitions

By James Crabtree  

but be less adventurous too

President Carter’s national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski said earlier this year that one part of successful Obama foreign policy would involve a new European focus on the “triumvirate” of nations with global ambitions and capability: France, Germany and Britain. Implicit in this was that the Bush administration had focused too much on its relationship with Britain, and had neglected or annoyed the other two. These three countries, he argued, were right to want a global role.

Anatole Lieven, writing…

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