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After Leaning to One Side: China and Its Allies in the Cold War by Zhihua Shen and Danhui Li

After Leaning to One Side: China and Its Allies in the Cold War

After Leaning to One Side traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet alliance between 1949 and 1973, emphasizing tension over the Korean and Vietnam wars. 

The KGB in Afghanistan

CWIHP Working Paper No. 40

New Publication by CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer

Confronting the GDR's communist past was the subject of much public discourse in a Germany reunified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. The federal parliament of a reunited Germany saw "a public duty to address, and possibly redress, the manifold issues of injustice and repression committed during GDR times."
Undated photo of the South African nuclear test site taken by a U.S. reconnaissance satellite during 1977 or 1977. See document 3 for the image in context.

Proliferation Watch: US Intelligence Assessments of Potential Nuclear Powers, 1977–2001

This research update co-published with the National Security Archive includes the publication of recently declassified satellite photographs of the South African Nuclear Test site from 1977, a new release of a CIA report on the September 1979 South Atlantic Mystery Flash, and Department of Energy and Defense Intelligence Agency Reports illuminating pre-war controversy over the Iraqi procurement of aluminum tubes for an alleged gas centrifuge program

Conference Reports, Research Notes and Archive Updates

Cold War in the Caucasus: Notes and Documents from a Conference by Svetlana Savranskaya and Vladislav Zubok***A Cold War Odyssey: The Oswald Files by Max Holland***Mongolian Archives by Sergey Radchenko***Todor Zhivkov and the Cold War: Revelations from His Personal Papers***New Central and East European Evidence on the Cold War in Asia by Yvette Chin, Gregory Domber, Malgorzata Gnoniska and Mircea Munteanu***

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