George F. Kennan will be remembered as one of America’s great foreign policy minds. In this interview, former Wilson Center Fellow John Lewis Gaddis reveals the complex personality behind the author of containment theory.
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 68, "Difficult to Draw a Balance Sheet": Ottawa Views the 1974 Canada-USSR Hockey Series, author John Soares uses Canadian archival sources to examine the diplomatic planning and difficulties surrounding the 1974 Canada-USSR hockey series.
The program will provide Korean students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program the opportunity to spend between three to six months at the Center conducting advanced research on an important public policy issue or a topic in international history.
Former CWIHP Director and George Washington University Associate Professor of History and International Affairs James G. Hershberg was quoted in The Washington Post's "The Fact Checker" column.
Russian Documents on the Korean War: 1950-53 introduction by James G. Hershberg and translations by Vladislav Zubok***Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Cuba: New Evidence by Svetlana Savranskaya***
Elena Agarossi and Victor Zaslavsky employ previously classified documents in Russian and Italian archives in order to underscore the role of Stalin's ambitions and their incompatibility with liberal-democratic systems in the development of the Cold War.
David Palkki and Hal Brands publish "'Conspiring Bastards': Saddam Hussein's Strategic View of the United States" in Diplomatic History.