Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair has been America's staunchest ally. The "kind of partner you want when serious work needs doing," as President Bush said yesterday. "America is fortunate to call Britain our closest friend in the world," Bush added. But is that friendship only "Blair-deep"?
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Gerard Baker, Washington bureau chief, Financial Times
Richard Heffernan, lecturer in government and politics, Open University, visiting professor at the Center for European Studies at Harvard, author of "The Labour Party: A Centenary History"
Graham Griffith, On Point senior producer, live in London
This program aired on November 20, 2003.