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Must We Jettison the Commonwealth?

  • Paul Einzig

Abstract

The preceding chapters endeavoured to prove that joining the Common Market would entail some grave disadvantages, such as a substantial rise in prices and costs, a deterioration of the balance of payments and an increase in Britain’s external indebtedness. But to my mind the most important argument against joining the Common Market is the effect it would produce on Britain’s relationship with the United States and with certain countries of the Commonwealth. We propose to deal with the effect on what is left of the Anglo-American ‘special relationship’ in Chapter 15. The present chapter will try to indicate what Britain stands to lose by jettisoning the Commonwealth.

Keywords

Special Relationship Common Market British Coloni Military Power British Opinion 
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© Paul Einzig 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Einzig
    • 1
  1. 1.LondonUK

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