- Title Pages
- Nuclear History Program
- 1 The Historical Setting
- 2 Bermuda and the Negotiation of the Thor Agreement
- 3 The Restoration of Nuclear Collaboration
- 4 British Nuclear Strategy and Co-ordination with the USA
- 5 The Politics of the Blue Streak Programme
- 6 The Strategy of Nuclear Test Limitation
- 7 Strategy, the Services, and Weapon Systems (i): The V-Bombers, Thor, Blue Steel, and Air Defence
- 8 Strategy, the Services, and Weapon Systems (ii): Skybolt and Polaris
- 9 Britain, the Kennedy Administration, and National Deterrents
- 10 The Skybolt Crisis
- 11 British Nuclear Strategy, France, and the Nassau Meeting
- Glossary of Names
- Command Papers
- Parliamentary Debates
- Secondary Sources
- (p.422) Conclusion
- Nuclear Diplomacy and the Special Relationship
- Oxford University Press
This chapter presents a summary of discussions in the preceding chapters. It shows that the period 1957–62 witnessed the creation of a distinctive nuclear alliance between Britain and the United States. But the two countries, in truth, and in an echo of Thorne's apt phrase, were nuclear allies of a kind.
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