Events

Step Forward in Archival Openness in Bulgaria

CWIHP is pleased to announce that its Bulgarian partner COMDOS – The Committee for Disclosing the Documents and Announcing the Affiliation of Bulgarian Citizens to the State Security and the Intelligence Services of the Bulgarian National Army – is expected to receive the archival record of the State Security Agency based on a tri-lateral agreement with the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior and the Archives State Agency signed in April 2010.

CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson's Book Released in Polish

"Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty: The CIA Years and Beyond" by CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson has been published in Polish for the first time.

The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991

Edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, The Cold War in East Asia studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining how the six powers;the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, and North and South Korea interacted with one another and forged the conditions that were distinct from the Cold War in Europe.

CWIHP Advisory Board Chairman William Taubman Wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

William Taubman wins the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for his biography, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era.

North Korea warned foreigners during Pueblo crisis, too

North Korea’s recent warnings to diplomats and foreigners living in Pyongyang that their safety cannot be guaranteed because of the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula are not unprecedented. Documents obtained and translated by the North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) reveal that North Korea has issued similar warnings during past crises in Korea.

Between Aid and Restriction: Changing Soviet Policies toward China’s Nuclear Weapons Program: 1954-1960

Based on newly-available archival material from Chinese sources, NPIHP Working Paper #2 explores the relationship between Soviet Union and China during the 1950s and 1960s as the latter sought to establish their atomic industry and develop a nuclear weapon with Soviet scientific and technological assistance.

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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