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Author:

 

Alex Ellis


Report:

 

Annual Report 36


Page:

 

65


Year:

 

2009


Subject Matter:

 

Diplomatic and general history



Excerpt:

 

The reviewer, the British Ambassador at the time of the review, points out that the mutual interests of Portugal and her allies is a healthy antidote to the fuzzy notion of Portugal as a victim in history. He indicates that Malyn Newitt shows how various kings all had good reason to want British allies to serve their own interests. But the Portuguese lack of scale hurt them, especially around the conference table. Little wonder that the Portuguese grabbed the chance offered by EU membership to be at the top table.




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