CWHIP Working Paper No. 56
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
Scholars debate the Soviet role in the outbreak of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War based on different versions of a June 1967 report by Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev to the CPSU Central Committee.
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Jun is a professor at Peking University's School of International Studies where he teaches courses on the PRC's foreign relations and foreign policy making process. While he is at the Wilson Center, his research will center on the Cold War and the origin of the PRC's foreign policy between 1949 and 1958.
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