U.S.-Cuban Relations and the Cold War, 1976-1981: New Evidence from Communist Archives - Introduction by James G. Hershberg***Russian and East German Documents***Cuba as Superpower: Havana and Moscow, 1979 by Jorge I. Dominguez***A "Moment of Rapprochement": The Haig-Rodriguez Secret Talks by Peter Kornbluh***
Findings that General Zia Had “Lied” About Pakistani Nuclear Activities Conflicted with U.S. Afghanistan Priority
Sergey Radchenko uses recently declassified archival sources from Russia, China, Mongolia, the United States, and other countries to examine the dramatic deterioration of relations between the USSR and China in the 1960s, whereby once powerful allies became estranged, competitive, and increasingly hostile neighbors.
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]
"A Distant Front in the Cold War: The USSR in West Africa and the Congo, 1956–1964" by CWIHP Fellow Sergey Mazov and published by the Wilson Center Press was reviewed on H-Net by Anne-Kristin Hartmetz.
Book Discussion--Mitterand, the End of the Cold War and German Unification: From Yalta to Maastricht
On Wednesday, February 1, at 4:00 p.m., author Frédéric Bozo will discuss France's role in ending the Cold War, with special emphasis on François Mitterand's views toward Europe's emancipation from communism, the unification of Germany, and the disintegration of the USSR. This event is open to the public.