CWIHP is pleased to welcome Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Shen Zhihua. His project is entitled "Uncertain Partners: A History of Sino-DPRK Relations, 1949-1992."
Mao Zedong's Handling of the Taiwan Straits Crisis of 1958: Chinese Recollections and Documents introduction, translations, and annotation by Li Xiaobing, Chen Jian, and David L. Wilson***Khrushchev's Nuclear Promise to Beijing during the Crisis introduction by Vladislav Zubok***Mao Zedong and Dulles's "Peaceful Evolution" Strategy: Revelations from Bo Yibo's Memoirs introduction and translation by Qiang Zhai***The Vietnam War and Soviet-American Relations, 1964-73: New Russian Evidence by Ilya V. Gaiduk***Beijing and the Vietnam Conflict, 1964-1965: New Chinese Evidence article and translations by Qiang Zhai***Polish Secret Peace Initiatives in Vietnam by Jerzy Michalowski***The Cambodian National Archives by Kenton J. Clymer***Sources on the Khmer Rouge Years: The Cambodian Genocide Program***
CWHIP Working Paper No. 9
Jeffrey A. Engel turns Cold War diplomatic history upside down by studying how actions of international relations affected local popular life. Each chapter has its origins in a major international issue, and then unfolds the consequences of that issue for some region or city.
This index and concordance indexes twenty-one volumes of KGB archival material: nine notebooks written by Alexander Vassiliev and twelve compilations of the Soviet international telegraphic cables deciphered by the U.S. National Security Agency’s Venona project.
American officials worried that without classification and export controls "unfriendly" countries could acquire gas centrifuges and begin production of fissile materials.