Jonanthan Freedland, The Guardian | February 26, 2009
Next week’s meeting with Obama offers PM Brown a chance to inject some energy into his ailing premiership. ++ But the discussion must be more than a photo-op: a closely coordination “war against economic horror” is needed and these two financial centers can be very effective if they work in sync. ++ Indeed, failing to do so was the downfall of the Bush-Blair alliance. ++ Domestic woes aside, the crisis is global and Brown needs to emphasize the need for US-European unity rather than simply reiterating the treasured "special partnership."