Call for Papers: Selling America in an Age of Uncertainty: U.S. Public Diplomacy in the New International Order, 1965-1980
"Selling America in an Age of Uncertainty” will examine the question of how U.S. public diplomacy wrestled with the changed and charged situation of the 1970s. The conference will be held at the Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway on 1-2 November 2013.
His zeal both a benefit and a liability, longtime CIA counter-intelligence chief James Angleton is remembered with a mixed legacy. In this interview, Cambridge historian and Cold War expert Christopher Andrew discusses the complex personality behind one of the era’s towering figures.
New Volume in CWIHP Book Series Available
Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-1963
Ilya Gaiduk, former CWIHP Fellow and Kennan Institute ECA Regional Exchange Scholar publishes the new volume in the CWIHP Books Series. Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the conflict was radically transformed. For more information or to order a copy, [CLICK HERE]
Soviet Nuclear History
Sergey Mazov presents evidence from previously inaccessible documents in Russian and U.S. archives, as well as an international sampling of recent scholarly works that reveal West Africa as a significant site of Cold War conflict in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Documents obtained, translated, and disseminated by the Wilson Center’s North Korea International Documentation Project were quoted from and cited ten times in the United Nations report on human rights in North Korea, released in February 2014.
The Wilson Center's new Digital Archive was mentioned in over a dozen history, library science and law blogs.