Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in South East Asia, 1945-1962, edited by CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is reviewed on H-Diplo.
Connecting Histories draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a new international order in post-World War II Southeast Asia.
A new review essay by NPIHP Senior Advisor and Director of the University of Texas at Austin's Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law Francis J. Gavin scrutinizes the long-standing debate on nuclear proliferation between scholars Scott Sagan and Kenneth Waltz. Gavin concludes that Sagan and Waltz should update their arguments to reflect new insights from the archives, and formulate recommendations which acknowledge the real world complexity, uncertainty and time pressures which policy-makers face.
The Ion Ratiu Lecture is pleased to announce that the 2007 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture and Award is Professor Anatoli Mikhailov. Professor Mikhailov is one of the leading personalities fighting for democracy in Belarus.
CWIHP Director, Christian F. Ostermann has been appointed as a member to the Department of Interior's Cold War Advisory Committee
Christian F. Ostermann, director of the Center's History & Public Policy Program and Cold War International History Project, has been appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar as a member to the Department's Cold War Advisory Committee.
The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is please to announce the participants of the 2013 Nuclear Boot Camp in Allumiere, Italy, 26 June - 6 July 2013.