Transformation of special relations between the USA and the United Kingdom at the present stage


  • Diana Soldatova Vasyl` Stus Donetsk National University


"Special relations" are political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military, and historical relations between the United Kingdom and the United States of America, as well as between their leaders.
The current stage of this relationship can be considered as "love hatred" because they are characterized by strong love and rivalry at the same time [1].


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Senator Chuck Grassley. Grassley Joins Colleagues in Letter Pledging to Back Britain After Brexit. Press release, August 6, 2019.

U.S. Department of State. Announcement of Mick Mulvaney as Special Envoy to Northern Ireland. Press statement, March 11, 2020.

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I. Political sciences, international relations, historical studies and archaeology