American-British Relations

Archive Report

Need to buttress anglo-american alliance

Aim of Esenhower-Macmillan Talks in Bermuda

Repair of the Anglo-American alliance, seriously damaged by the Mideast policy split which was climaxed last autumn by the British invasion of Egypt, will be the main task facing President Eisenhower and Prime Minister Macinillan when they meet in Bermuda, Mar. 21, for a three-day conference. Leaders of both nations recognize that restoration of intimate and trustful relations between the two countries is vital to the free world's defense against the many-sided threat of Soviet imperialism.1

The willingness of the President to confer with the new Prime Minister (and on British soil), after his reported refusal to meet with former Prime Minister Eden during the Suez crisis, testifies to his strong desire to open a new ...

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