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Page from Sir E. 27 This conflicting set of strategic mandates requires some thought to be given to how each nation viewed the other in order to make a better evaluation of the obstacles to full Anglo-American cooperation. In particular, the views from the American and British embassies in London and Washington, are important in this regard. 29 In January 1915, it was his belief that the United States and Great Britain had successfully negotiated agreements dealing with many disputes. M. H. , British Foreign Policy Under Sir Edward Grey (Cambridge, 1977), pp.

This, however, worked in an odd way. British representatives abroad could create better Anglo-American relations by volunteering or giving an informal offer of sharing or providing of information and intelligence with American colleagues. Such an informal approach avoided any hint of official cooperation, although the latter did take place in times of crisis. This formal education of the American contingents throughout the Far East, and other parts of the world, was in complete compliance with Bryce’s calls for the continued education of not only the American people but also their policymaking elites to Britain’s needs.

H. Holdich, ‘A Policy of Percentages? British Policy and the Balkans after the Moscow Conference of October 1944’, International History Review, 9, 1 (1987), 28–47. For what the Soviets intended, Jonathan Haslam, ‘Soviet War-Aims’, in Lane and Temperley, Grand Alliance, 22–42. 77 Ray Merrick, ‘The Russia Committee of the British Foreign Office and the Cold War, 1946–47’, Journal of Contemporary History, 20 (1985), 453–68; Sean Greenwood, ‘Frank Roberts and the “Other” Long Telegram: The View from the British Embassy in Moscow, March 1946’, Journal of Contemporary History, 25 (1990), 103–22.

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