The Wilson Center's new Digital Archive was mentioned in over a dozen history, library science and law blogs.
7 July 2004. The 30th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act in 2005 is certain to bring about a whole harvest of conferences and commemorative events. These are likely to focus mainly on the CSCE's accomplishment in making human rights an indispensable requirement of a legitimate and well-functioning international system. While not trying to detract from the importance of this signal accomplishment, the proposed conference, by focusing on the "roots of European security," aims at the larger picture, of which the human rights issue is an integral, but only one, part. At issue is the significance of the CSCE for the redefinition and expansion of the meaning of security, resulting in increased importance of its nonmilitary ingredients at the expense of the military ones that is characteristic of today's remarkably stable and peaceful European security system—-a potential model for other parts of the world.
An article carried in Korea's Donga Daily highlights new findings from a recently published NKIDP book, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969 from the History and Public Policy Program Critical Oral History Conference Series.
Early Phase of Campaign Brought U.S.-Pakistani Relations to Their “Lowest EBB,” said General Zia
Ilya V. Gaiduk examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the overthrow of the South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and the assassination of John F. Kennedy radically transformed the conflict.
The Khrushchev-Mao Conversations, 31 July - 3 August 1958 and 2 October 1959 by Vladislav M. Zubok***Le Duan and the Break with China introduction by Stein Tonnesson***Document: "Comrade B on the Plot of the Reactionary Chinese Clique Against Vietnam translated and annotated by Christopher E. Goscha***