The Peculiar Relationship: Contemporary Anglo-French Defence Cooperation

Magill, Peter (2022) The Peculiar Relationship: Contemporary Anglo-French Defence Cooperation. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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The purpose of this thesis is to identify the current status of contemporary Anglo-French defence cooperation and consider its relevance to British defence policy. To do so it provides an overview of both existing literature on Anglo-French relations and the historical background of the relationship. It also considers several international relations theories which are relevant to the relationship. To further its analysis it considers three case studies, those being the Lancaster House Treaty, the 2011 intervention in Libya and Brexit. The thesis concludes that defence cooperation with France is of vital importance to the UK, but the relationship has been imperilled by Brexit.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Rees, Wyn
Burke, Edward
Keywords: Anglo-French cooperation, Britain, France, defence, diplomacy, Brexit
Subjects: D History - General and Old World > DA Great Britain
D History - General and Old World > DC France
J Political science > JZ International relations
U Military science > U Military science (General)
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Social Sciences, Law and Education > School of Politics and International Relations
Item ID: 71123
Depositing User: Magill, Peter
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2022 04:40
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2022 04:40

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