CWIHP is pleased to announce the release of over 160 new documents from closed Cuban archives in CWIHP e-Dossier No. 44. Obtained by Piero Gleijeses and released for the first time on the Digital Archive, the documents show Havana's policy toward Southern Africa in the final fifteen years of the Cold War.
New Evidence on North Korea in 1956. Introduction by James F. Person***Pyeongyang in 1956 by Nobuo Shimotomai***
The End of the Cold War
New research is shedding additional light on the Cold War's iconic nuclear standoff between the US and USSR, with the tiny nation of Cuba in the middle. For the next two weeks, CONTEXT will look back on what we're learning with an eye toward the lessons that apply today. In part 2 of our "On The Brink" series, Philip Brenner describes how and why the missiles were brought to Cuba and what might have happened if they'd stayed.
CWIHP Working Paper No. 36
CWIHP Working Paper No. 18
CWIHP is pleased to announce the release of thirteen new documents on Sino-Soviet relations translated into English for the first time. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 46, Austin Jersild discusses tensions between Chinese and Central European officials over the misbehavior and incompetence of Soviet advisers in China.
NPIHP's investigators, senior advisors, research partners, and many of its Nulcear Boot Camp alumni were featured at ETH Zürich's conference on "The Making of a Nuclear Order: Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty," organized by the Center for Security Studies in association with NPIHP. Taking place over two days in March 2014, the conference brought together NPIHP's scholars to discuss the history of the NPT in an international context.