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.
Former CWIHP Intern Eliza Gheorghe Presents at International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War
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, 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.
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 traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet alliance between 1949 and 1973, emphasizing tension over the Korean and Vietnam wars.
Conference: "From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985: The Globalization of the Bipolar Confrontation", 27-29 April 2006, Artimino, Italy
CWIHP Working Paper No. 40