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."
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries reviewed Svetlana Savranskaya's "The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Missiles of November."
The Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2013 academic semester.
The Wilson Center's new Digital Archive of declassified documents is being featured as an educational resource around the web.
The new digital archive ("D-Archive") of the Ukrainian Center for Research on the Liberation Movement (CDVR) allows for free access over the Internet to more than ten thousand digitized copies of documents from Ukrainian archives.
"A Distant Front in the Cold War: The USSR in West Africa and the Congo, 1956–1964" by CWIHP Fellow Sergey Mazov and published by the Wilson Center Press was reviewed on H-Net by Anne-Kristin Hartmetz.
Using fresh and policy-relevant historical data, the Database on Inter-Korean Relations informs and supports current and future efforts to reunify peacefully the Korean Peninsula and achieve reconciliation in post-unification Korea.
The Wilson Center's new Digital Archive was mentioned in over a dozen history, library science and law blogs.
North Korea’s recent warnings to diplomats and foreigners living in Pyongyang that their safety cannot be guaranteed because of the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula are not unprecedented. Documents obtained and translated by the North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) reveal that North Korea has issued similar warnings during past crises in Korea.
A newly assembled collection of documents from the former communist world provides a historical record of North Korea's policies of brinkmanship and military adventurism.