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The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991

Edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, The Cold War in East Asia studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining how the six powers;the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, and North and South Korea interacted with one another and forged the conditions that were distinct from the Cold War in Europe.

Teaching Cold War History

In this September cover story from Centerpoint, the Center's Cold War International History Project and George Washington University team up with high school teachers to develop an innovative website to make the Cold War come alive for students. CWIHP held its second summer institute for teachers in August to allow teachers to beta test the site, still in development, and discuss future site content, teaching strategies, and the latest in Cold War research.

Jane Harman and James Person on North Korea's Missile Launch

Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, and James Person, NKIDP Coordinator, write in the LA Times that a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the West Coast of the United States may be available to North Korea in the near future.

North Vietnam's "Talk-Fight" Strategy and the 1968 Peace Negotiations with the United States

CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition of 13 new documents to its online Digital Archive. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 33, the newly translated documents reveal the Vietnamese Communist Party's "Talk-Fight" negotiation strategy, first described by First Secretary Le Duan in a 1965 speech and put into action during initial 1968 peace talks.
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

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project