Events

North Korea and the Cuban Missile Crisis

NKIDP e-Dossier no. 12, "The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Origins of North Korea’s Policy of Self-Reliance in National Defense," is introduced by James F. Person and features 6 translated documents which demonstrate how the Cuban Missile Crisis transformed North Korea’s relations with Moscow and Beijing and nudged the country down a path of unsustainable military buildup that, in part, resulted in a nuclear weapons program and was responsible for the country’s economic difficulties in later decades.

Author Charles Gati to Discuss New Book, Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt

On Tuesday, September 12 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., author Charles Gati will discuss his newly released book Failed Illusions: Moscow, Washington, Budapest, and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt. This event is open to the public.

The Rise of Kim Jong Il - Evidence from East German Archives

NKIDP e-Dossier No. 4, "The Rise of Kim Jong Il - Evidence from East German Archives," was released in the wake of Kim Jong Il's death and features four East German documents which reveal that the late North Korean leader had been groomed from as early as 1974 to take over the helm of the North Korean state.

CWIHP in the News: "Ron and Mikhail's Excellent Adventure: How Reagan won the Cold War"

CWIHP's Virtual Archive of documents and CWIHP Advisory Committee member Samuel F. Wells Jr. were featured in a 9 June 2004 Slate article on President Ronald Reagan and the end of the Cold War.

Rudolf Slansky: His Trials and Trial

CWIHP Working Paper No. 50

Report on the Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research By Sutayut Osornprasop (Cambridge University)

Sutayut Osornprasop, a PhD student at Cambridge University and one of the participants at the institute, reports on his experience during the two-day institute June 4-5.

CfP: Open Struggle, Covert Operation and West-East Cold War

Paper proposals are being sought for the conference "Open Struggle, Covert Operation and West-East Cold War," to be held at Shaanxi Normal University from October 19-23, 2014

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From Free Europe to Free Poland: Free Europe Committee in the Cold War

September 05, 2014 // 9:00amSeptember 06, 2014 // 6:00pm

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