The position of the administration of US President John F. Kennedy of the Angolan Revolution and its impact on the strained relations with Portugal in 1961

Abstract

This study dealt with the position of the administration of US President John F. Kennedy on the Angolan revolution and its impact on the relations with Portugal, the occupied state of Angola, in the light of the US relations with Portugal, both politically and militarily, according to the international changes and the position of the Kennedy administration, which followed a different course from the presidents who preceded him The rejection of Portuguese colonialism in Africa, which increased tension between the two sides, but the importance of Portugal and its islands made President Kennedy did not continue his policy