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Wikileaks files show UK considered 'paranoid' by US

Newly released files by Wikileaks highlight what is described as the UK's "paranoia" about its so-called special relationship with the US.

In one cable, a senior US diplomat describes "excessive UK speculation" after Barack Obama became president.

"This over-reading would often be humorous, if it were not so corrosive," says the cable, as reported in the Guardian.

Nick Childs reports.

  • 04 Dec 2010
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