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Jike Zhao

ECNU-WWICS Cold War Studies Initiative Scholar
History and Public Policy Program

Contact Information:
T 202-691-4351 // F 202-691-4001
Russia and Eurasia
Soviet Union
Wilson Center Project(s):
“USIA and the Implementation of American Foreign Policy towards Soviet, 1953-63.”
Oct 28, 2011
Feb 02, 2012


Ph.D. candidate at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China.
M.A. degree with a thesis on US intelligence estimates and decision-making surrounding Israel’s nuclear program.

Project Summary

The United States Information Agency and its role in implementing US policy towards the Soviet Union between 1953 and 1963. In particular, Zhao will focus upon USIA educational and cultural broadcasting as they related to the cultural dimensions of the Cold War. 

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