Universitatea „Lucian Blaga“ din Sibiu, Facultatea de Ştiinţe Politice, Relaţii Internaţionale şi Studii Europene
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8 / 2009
Aspects regarding the Romanian-American relations after 1965
The present article aims at revealing some aspects of the Romanian-American relations during the interwar years, the second World War and the first post-war years, up to the moment when the diplomatic relations between the two countries had been revived, to the opening of the Romanian Legation in Washington and the signing of the Paris Peace Treaties (1947). It is also presented the USA position towards Romania during the inter-war years and the main cause of the reduced political and economic relations between the two countries, as well as the discontents launched by the Jewish people concerning the policy of restriction and conditioning of the the Jewish population policy developed by the governments from Bucharest. Further more, the relations during the second World War are also depicted, when the two countries fought in enemy camps. Is revealed the USA position towards the quality of Romania as an occupied country, by the Allied powers, respectively by USSR and the participation of the USA diplomats at the signing of the Paris Armistice between Romania and the Allied powers in 1947.
Keywords: Cold War, Ion Antonescu, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Stalin, Petru Groza government, Mihail Ralea, diplomacy, Conferinţa de Pace de la Paris (1946-1947)
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