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The Latest from the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project

Global Challenges in a Nuclear Armed World

Publication //
Jul 09, 2014
Proposals are invited for the second annual conference of the BISA Global Nuclear Order Working Group, to be held on 2 September 2014. more

New RSS Feed of Documents for the Digital Archive

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Jun 19, 2014
The first in a series of updates to CWIHP's award-winning Digital Archive. more

NPIHP Hosts Fourth Annual Boot Camp

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Jun 18, 2014
Sixteen students from twelve countries converged in Allumiere, Italy for NPIHP's annual 10-day Nuclear History Boot Camp. This year's boot camp faculty featured nineteen leading experts on the nuclear age. more

Retrospective Illusions? Nuclear Lessons from French Memory

Event //
June 25, 2014 // 11:00am12:30pm
In this presentation, Benoit Pelopidas argues that the French understanding of the outcome of the Cuban missile crisis as a diplomatic victory rather than a result of good fortune could lead to an overconfidence in nuclear safety and security in France. Beyond the French example, Dr. Pelopidas’ analysis unveils the ways in which collective memory can create retrospective illusions of nuclear safety and security. more

"To the people of Israel, this could, one day, become a mortal danger"

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Jun 12, 2014
Or Rabinowitz examines Israeli PM Menachem Begin's 1979 letter to Margaret Thatcher regarding Pakistan's nuclear program. more

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant