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Intelligence Reports and Estimates of Nuclear Proliferation History Since 1966

China was exporting nuclear materials to Third World countries without safeguards beginning in the early 1980s, and may have given Pakistan weapons design information in the early years of its clandestine program, according to recently declassified CIA records.
Mara Drogan

Nuclear Boot Camp Participant Earns Ph.D. with Distinction

Nuclear Boot Camp participant Mara Drogan has completed her Ph.D. with distinction at the University at Albany. Her dissertation title is 'Atoms for Peace, US Foreign Policy, and the Globalization of Nuclear Technology, 1953-1960.'

Fall 2012 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

The Cold War International History Project is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester. Deadline to apply: 7/20

New Documents Show US Feared Proliferation of Nuclear Technology in 1960s

American officials worried that without classification and export controls "unfriendly" countries could acquire gas centrifuges and begin production of fissile materials.

On The Brink Part 6: Final Thoughts on The Cuban Missle Crisis

In our final chapter, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Martin J. Sherwin looks at the big picture of the crisis within the Cold War and offers thoughts on the ultimate lessons learned from the super power standoff.

New Document Reader - The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce its first document reader, produced in collaboration with the Cold War International History Project and entitled The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987.

New RSS Feed of Documents for the Digital Archive

The first in a series of updates to CWIHP's award-winning Digital Archive.

Global Challenges in a Nuclear Armed World

Proposals are invited for the second annual conference of the BISA Global Nuclear Order Working Group, to be held on 2 September 2014.

NPIHP Partners Host Intensive Program on European Nuclear Issues

NPIHP Partners the Department of Contemporary History/University of Vienna and the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA) hosted the first Erasmus Intensive Program on "Atoms for EUrope."

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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
  • Leopoldo Nuti // Co-Director, Nuclear Proliferation International History Project; Public Policy Scholar
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant