Book Launch: "A Cardboard Castle? An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1991"

June 09, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring Malcolm Byrne, National Security Archive; and Vojtech Mastny, Woodrow Wilson CenterComments by Gen William Odom, US Army (ret.) and Lawrence Kaplan, Kent State University.

Book Launch -- The Ransom of the Jews. The Story of the Extraordinary Secret Bargain between Romania and Israel

June 01, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
a discussion with author Radu Ioanid and former US Ambassador to Romania Alfred H. Moses

"Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam"

May 25, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring Gareth Porter, Independet Scholar; Commentary by John Prados, National Security Archive

Czechoslovakia, 1948-1951: A Problem of Intelligence

May 11, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Igor Lukes, Professor of History, Boston University and 2004-2005 Wilson Center Fellow

CANCELLED Book Launch: Red Acropolis, Black Terror: The Greek Civil War and the Origins of Soviet-American Rivalry, 1943-1949

May 06, 2005 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Featuring author Andre Gerolymatos, Simon Fraser University

Book Launch: The Ambivalent Alliance: Konrad Adenauer, the CDU/CSU, and the West, 1949-1966

May 04, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring author Ronald J. Granieri, University of Pennsylvania

Reassessing Detente: Ostpolitik as a Strategy of Transformation, 1966-1975

April 27, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring: German historian Oliver Bange, University of Mannheim

Book Launch: J. Robert Oppenheimer: American Prometheus

April 20, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring: Authors Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin; and Robert Norris

"New Evidence on the Slansky Affair"

April 06, 2005 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Featuring: Woodrow Wilson Scholar Igor Lukes

A Work in Progress Talk: Brazil and the Cuban Missile Crisis

March 09, 2005 // 3:00am4:30pm
Featuring: James Hershberg, George Washington UniversityCommentary by: Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive


Upcoming Events

Poland's War on Radio Free Europe

February 02, 2015 // 4:00pm5:30pm

Greece and EEC Membership: Was it a Mistake?

February 03, 2015 // 3:00pm5:00pm

Nuclear Bargains Reviewed

February 13, 2015 // 1:00pm2:30pm

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