Liam Fox - Positions - Special Relationship

Special Relationship

He is a strong believer in the Special Relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States. He is the UK Director and founding member of The Atlantic Bridge, a UK based charity that aims to preserve and promote the Special Relationship. The Atlantic Bridge closed down in October 2011 after being told to cease activities by the Charity Commission for "promoting a political policy is closely associated with the Conservative Party".

Fox was able to retain a good relationship with the administration of George W. Bush, despite a five-year break down in relations between the Conservative and Republican parties over the Iraq War. He led the Conservative delegation to the 2008 Republican National Convention.

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