Cold War News
Nov 05, 2013
“Digital Archive: International History Declassified,” has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History from the American Historical Association.
Offsite Event: International Conference on China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries during the Cold War
Oct 26, 2013
The International Conference on China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries during the Cold War will take place in Shanghai, October 26-October 29, 2013.
Offsite Event: International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies
Oct 26, 2013
The International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies took place in Shanghai, October 24-October 26, 2013.
Oct 25, 2013
CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer publishes volume on the 1965 anti-communist purges in Indonesia.
Oct 03, 2013
According to some historical accounts, Israel came very close to deploying nuclear weapons during the Yom Kippur War. But a newly released firsthand account of high-level deliberations provides a more nuanced account of what occurred.
Latin American Program in the News: Augusto Pinochet's Military Coup Observed In Chile 40 Years Later
Sep 12, 2013
This article reflects on the impact that the Chilean military coup, led by Augusto Pinochet, continues to have on Chilean society and its' political system 40 years later. Cynthia Arnson discusses the role the U.S. played in the coup and the impact is has had on the intelligence community.
Sep 05, 2013
North Korea recently hinted that it would be interested in co-hosting the 2018 Olympics with Pyeongchang, South Korea. Though the organizing committee for Pyeongchang rejected the idea as unrealistic, the North’s proposal is not without precedent, as documents obtained by the North Korea International Documentation Project demonstrate.
Aug 02, 2013
Woodrow Wilson Center President and CEO, Jane Harman, was named Honorary Professor at East China Normal University during a ceremony in Shanghai on July 26th.
Jul 30, 2013
NKIDP Senior Advisor and Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University, Gregg Brazinsky, appeared on C-Span’s Washington Journal to discuss the Korean War.
Jul 26, 2013
Sixty years ago this week, the 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, with neither side legitimately able to claim outright victory. NKIDP has released a collection of Russian, Chinese, and Polish documents on the armistice negotiations which span the nearly two-year period of talks.