CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Working Papers Series, Working Paper #62: The Soviet Pavilion at Brussels '58: Convergence, Conversion, Critical Assimilation, or Transculturation? by Susan E. Reid.
CWIHP is pleased to welcome new scholar Zhang Yang to the Wilson Center. During her time at the Center, her research will focus on American ideological warfare in the early cold war. Her project is entitled Militant Liberty: A Comparative Study on the Scope and Limits of Aggressive Ideological Strategy in the Early Cold War America.
Conference Report: From Helsinki to Gorbachev, 1975-1985: The Globalization of the Bipolar Confrontation, Villa Medicea "La Ferdinanda" (Artimino, Italy) 27-29 April 2006 by Duccio Basosi, Matteo Gerlini, and Angela Romano***The 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War: A CWIHP Critical Oral History Conference***History through Documents and Memory: Report on a CWIHP Critical Oral History Conference on the Congo Crisis, 1960-1961 by Lise Namikas***CWIHP Launches New Middle East Initiative by Mircea Munteanu***
Ilya V. Gaiduk examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the 1954 Geneva conference on Indochina and late 1963, when the overthrow of the South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and the assassination of John F. Kennedy radically transformed the conflict.
Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Sophie Quinn-Judge argues that the urban political struggle played a major role in the early years of the Vietnam War.
NKIDP Senior Adviser Mitchell Lerner writes in The Diplomat that policymakers need to "recognize that China’s influence on Pyongyang is much more limited than conventional wisdom holds."