Cold War News

Jane Harman and James Person on North Korea's Missile Launch

Dec 18, 2012
Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, and James Person, NKIDP Coordinator, write in the LA Times that a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the West Coast of the United States may be available to North Korea in the near future.

Senior Research Scholar Bernd Schaefer Quoted in Der Spiegel on North Korea's Missile Launch

Dec 17, 2012
CWIHP Senior Research Scholar Bernd Schaefer was quoted in an article appearing in Der Spiegel on North Korea's recent missile launch.

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Dec 14, 2012
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A New Cold War? The Future of US-China Relations

Dec 13, 2012
The shadow of the Cold War still looms large over global affairs. Could increasing competition between China and the United States lead us back to another super-power stand-off? China expert Cheng Li discusses the consequences of a downturn in US-China relations.

NPIHP Senior Adviser Martin J. Sherwin Publishes Article 'One Step from Nuclear War'

Nov 30, 2012
NPIHP Senior Adviser Martin J. Sherwin places the Cuban Missile Crisis in historical perspective in the latest edition of the National Archives and Records Administration's Prologue Magazine.

NKIDP in the Media, November 2012

Nov 29, 2012
A media round up of recent articles in the Korean press discussing materials obtained and released by, as well as events hosted by, the Wilson Center's North Korea International Documentation Project.

New HAPP Occasional Paper: A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media

Nov 15, 2012
The Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program is pleased to announce the publication of an Occasional Paper, “A 21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media,” by Wilson Center Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson and R. Eugene Parta.

Call for Papers: The Global History of Sport in the Cold War

Oct 31, 2012
CWIHP is currently seeking paper proposals and participants for a new collaborative project on the cultural, social and political significance of sport between the end of World War II and the fall of Communism

Francis J. Gavin Publishes on Cuban Crisis in The National Interest

Oct 26, 2012
Francis J. Gavin, NPIHP Senior Advisor and Director of UT Austin's Robert S Strauss Center for International Security and Law, writes in The National Interest about the "three key questions that should frame any discussion of the Cuban Missile Crisis."

On the Brink Part 4: The Cuban Missile Crisis 50 Years Later

Oct 24, 2012
New research is shedding additional historical light on the Cold War's iconic nuclear standoff between the US and USSR. CONTEXT has been looking back on what we're learning with an eye toward the lessons that apply today. In part 4 of our "On The Brink" series, James Hershberg tells us why new documents show us that, "this is not our parent's Cuban Missile Crisis."

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