CWIHP is pleased to announce publication of the first-ever Critical Oral History on Southern Africa in the Cold War era. Drawing together leading former antagonists from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, the former Soviet Union and with representation from Cuba, this volume combines moderated discussion from contemporary actors, combined with academic analysis and new key multi-archival documents. The volume is an important contribution to study of the complexity of the Cold War in the region's liberation struggles versus white minority resistance.
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.
NKIDP e-Dossier no. 10, "DPRK Perspectives on Korean Reunification after the July 4th Joint Communiqué," is introduced by Jong-dae Shin and features 25 translated Romanian documents which chart North Korea's changing approach to inter-Korean relations and Korean reunification following the historic July 4, 1972, Joint Communiqué between North Korea and South Korea.
CWIHP is pleased to welcome new scholar Zhao Jike to the Wilson Center. During his time at the Center, his research will focus on the United States Information Agency and its role in implementing US policy towards the Soviet Union between 1953 and 1963.
Charles Kraus, a Program Assistant with the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), recently visited the Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in Tokyo.
Author Charles Gati to Discuss New Book, Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt
On Tuesday, September 12 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., author Charles Gati will discuss his newly released book Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. This event is open to the public.