Britain has finally brought her commitments into alignment by reducing her Commonwealth security role in favor of closer economic ties with Europe, but in doing this has produced problems for the West, east of Suez.
Bird, Thomas C.
"British East of Suez Policy: A Victim of Economic Necessity,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 23
, Article 10.
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