Boris & Biden: The ups and downs of their 'special relationship'

Once cast as rivals from opposite sides of the political divide, Boris Johnson and Joe Biden appear to have smoothed over differences and become, as one US TV journalist described them, 'peas in a pod'. Diplomatically there are signs that the US and UK are becoming closer. There's the nuclear sub deal with Australia and America's allowing double-vaccinated tourists from Britain back in. But there are also divides. Afghanistan is one. A post-Brexit trade deal is another. We speak to analyst Julie Norman, from UCL's Centre for US Politics, and ask her what' really going on between Boris and Biden?


 

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