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British Revival and American Decline? Anglo-American Relations and the Persian Gulf 1979–1987 (2023)
Journal Article
Petersen, T. T., & Jones, C. (2023). British Revival and American Decline? Anglo-American Relations and the Persian Gulf 1979–1987. The International History Review, 45(5), 807-823. https://doi.org/10.1080/07075332.2023.2197909

Understanding the trajectory of Anglo-American relations in the Middle East in the latter half of the twentieth century has rarely enjoyed consensus. Some have characterised it as a period of perpetual competition, with London unwilling or unable to... Read More about British Revival and American Decline? Anglo-American Relations and the Persian Gulf 1979–1987.

Anthropologists, Topographers, Diplomats, and Spies: Royal Air Force Intelligence Officers in South Arabia 1954–1959 (2022)
Journal Article

Recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have reawakened interest as well as controversies over how Western militaries tried to engage, with varying degrees of success, with the ‘Human Terrain’. These debates are far from new. This article explores t... Read More about Anthropologists, Topographers, Diplomats, and Spies: Royal Air Force Intelligence Officers in South Arabia 1954–1959.

Getting the Better of the Bargain: Technical Intelligence, Arms Sales, and Anglo-Israeli Relations 1967–1974 (2021)
Journal Article

This analysis explores the nature of Anglo-Israeli intelligence relations between 1967 and 1974, focusing in particular on how the legacy of the British mandate in Palestine, the influence of senior British diplomats, as well as wider commercial inte... Read More about Getting the Better of the Bargain: Technical Intelligence, Arms Sales, and Anglo-Israeli Relations 1967–1974.