The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is seeking internship applicants for the fall 2011 academic semester.
NKIDP e-Dossier no. 12, "The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Origins of North Korea’s Policy of Self-Reliance in National Defense," is introduced by James F. Person and features 6 translated documents which demonstrate how the Cuban Missile Crisis transformed North Korea’s relations with Moscow and Beijing and nudged the country down a path of unsustainable military buildup that, in part, resulted in a nuclear weapons program and was responsible for the country’s economic difficulties in later decades.
Comments made by 2009 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Awardee Adam Michnik during a Wilson Center-hosted media briefing were featured in Foreign Policy magazine's Passport blog.
NKIDP and CWIHP are pleased to welcome Wilson Center Korea Scholar Giwon Kwon. His project is entitled The History of Inter-Korean Relations from the Late 1940s to the Present.