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Undated photo of the South African nuclear test site taken by a U.S. reconnaissance satellite during 1977 or 1977. See document 3 for the image in context.

Proliferation Watch: US Intelligence Assessments of Potential Nuclear Powers, 1977–2001

This research update co-published with the National Security Archive includes the publication of recently declassified satellite photographs of the South African Nuclear Test site from 1977, a new release of a CIA report on the September 1979 South Atlantic Mystery Flash, and Department of Energy and Defense Intelligence Agency Reports illuminating pre-war controversy over the Iraqi procurement of aluminum tubes for an alleged gas centrifuge program

IDSA Releases New Documents on Indian Nuclear History

Researchers at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi, India have released a new collection of archival documents on important aspects of Indian nuclear history.

Spring 2011 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

Application Deadline: Monday, 15 November 2010

Woodrow Wilson Center, National Defense University Partner to Study Iran-Iraq War

Today Woodrow Wilson Center Director, President and CEO Jane Harman and National Defense University President Vice Admiral Ann E. Rondeau signed a Memorandum of Agreement for a joint research and conference program on Iraqi records captured in the wake of the 2003 invasion.

Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award for 2008

WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is welcoming nominations for the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award.

CfA: Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History

The Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History is now accepting applications. It will be held at the Università di Trento from 4-6 September 2014.

NKIDP Senior Adviser Mitchell Lerner Publishes on Sino-North Korean Relations in The Diplomat

NKIDP Senior Adviser Mitchell Lerner writes in The Diplomat that policymakers need to "recognize that China’s influence on Pyongyang is much more limited than conventional wisdom holds."

The Race for Caspian Gas

When European Commission President José Manuel Barroso visited Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in mid-January, he might as well have sounded the starting gun in the final sprint to secure Caspian natural gas for European consumers, writes Alexandros Petersen, adviser to the Wilson Center's European Energy Security Initiative.

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant