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By Ruike Xu

This e-book seeks to demystify the endurance of the Anglo-American particular dating (AASR) within the post-Cold conflict period by way of developing a brand new concept of alliance patience. This conception of alliance endurance not just has more advantageous explanatory energy than the primary version of pursuits and sentiments, but additionally opens a brand new method for realizing what elements have avoided the AASR from collapsing. This leading edge new quantity fills the space in AASR literature by means of concentrating on the real function of institutionalization in maintaining the AASR, an element that has been considerably ignored in present educational learn.

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US–UK Relations at the Start of the 21st Century (pp. 19–32). New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc; Raymond, R. (2009) Anglo-American Economic and Business Relationships: British Perspective. In J. ) US–UK Relations at the Start of the 21st Century (pp. 33–40). New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc. 1 Introduction The AASR was born in the Second World War, matured in the Cold War and has persisted since the end of the Cold War. It is a rare phenomenon in international relations, where most alliances are short-lived, that as an alliance, the AASR not only has managed to survive more than 70 years, but also has succeeded in keeping its vitality.

In 2014, archive records from 1985 to 1986 became available to the public. In 2015, archive records from 1987 to 1988 will gradually become available. The archive records about British policies in 2001, when 9/11 occurred, will only become available in 2022. Hence, it is impossible for this book to observe and analyse all the details of the events which have occurred in the post-Cold War era.  The publicly released government documents on these three sensitive security issues in the latest period of time are invariably selective and biased.

More importantly, this new categorisation can help readers better understand the debate over the persistence of the AASR and how this book can make a contribution to such a debate. The second section of Chap. 2 explains why it is appropriate and imperative to construct a new theory of alliance persistence and to what extent it has more explanatory power than explanations other scholars have offered in helping unpack the puzzle that the AASR has persisted to date. The third section puts ­emphasis on explaining the key variables of this new theory of alliance persistence and how they relate to the persistence of the AASR.

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