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NKIDP in the Media, November 2012

A media round up of recent articles in the Korean press discussing materials obtained and released by, as well as events hosted by, the Wilson Center's North Korea International Documentation Project.

Romanian document confirms North Korea sent troops to Vietnam

A newly released Romanian document indicates that North Korea dispatched personnel to Vietnam to carry out psychological warfare against the nearly 313,000 South Korean troops sent to fight against the North Vietnamese between 1965 and 1973.

e-Dossier No. 1

This e-Dossier contained selected documents from CWIHP Bulletin 11, Part 4, "New Evidence on the Korean War." It is available for download on the Bulletin section of the Publications page.

Section 1 - The Cold War in Southern Africa and the Horn of Africa

Havana's Policy in Africa, 1959-76: New Evidence from Cuban Archives by Piero Gleijeses***Fidel Castro's 1977 Southern Africa Tour: A Report to Honecker***Moscow and the Angolan Crisis: A New Pattern of Intervention by Odd Arne Westad***Soviet Documents on Angola and Southern Africa, 1975-1979***Anatomy of a Third World Cold War Crisis: New East-bloc Evidence on the Horn of Africa, 1977-1978 - Introduction by James G. Hershberg***The Horn, the Cold War, and New Documents from the Former East-bloc: An Ethiopian View by Ermias Abebe***Moscow, Mengistu, and the Horn: Difficult Choices for the Kremlin by Paul B. Henze***East Germany and the Horn Crisis: Documents on SED Afrikapolitik by Christian F. Ostermann***Russian and East German Documents on the Horn of Africa, 1977-1978***

Idealists Against Ideologues: A Case Study in the Political History of the Romanian Intelligentsia

The Romanian dissident movement in the 1970s and 1980s was markedly different from its counterparts in Czechoslovakia and Poland. Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Mihail Neamtu discusses one Romanian who exercised dissent by immersing himself in classical languages and culture and withholding the benefits of his intellect from the state.

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