New From the CWIHP Book Series: A Distant Front in the Cold War: The USSR in West Africa and the Congo, 1956-1964
A new book published by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press reveals West Africa as a significant site of Cold War conflict in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Indian Government Announces Major Release of Foreign Policy Documents at NPIHP-IDSA Workshop in New Delhi
India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has just announced the impending release of 220,000 newly declassified files on India's foreign policy history. Speaking at an NPIHP-Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) workshop on "The Early Years of Nuclear Cooperation and Non-Proliferation" in New Delhi, MEA Special Secretary Pinak Chakravarty explained that "It is understandable that the historical evolution of our nuclear policy and development of strategic thinking in this area is a matter of considerable academic interest ... We welcome academic inquiry and analysis on this subject."
The Bonds of Brotherhood: New Evidence on Sino–North Korean Exchanges, 1950–1954
In CWIHP Working Paper No. 68, "Difficult to Draw a Balance Sheet": Ottawa Views the 1974 Canada-USSR Hockey Series, author John Soares uses Canadian archival sources to examine the diplomatic planning and difficulties surrounding the 1974 Canada-USSR hockey series.
NPIHP and the Fundacao Getulio Vargas are pleased to announce the publication of two new Research Updates on Brazil's nuclear cooperation with Iraq and Argentina.
Writing in Foreign Affairs, NPIHP partner Dima Adamsky explores a variety of possible Israeli responses to the advent of a nuclear armed Iran.
Drawing on past work supported by the Cold War International History Program, the A. Ross Johnson and R. Eugene Parta apply lessons from successful U.S. international broadcasting during the Cold War to today’s transformed geopolitical, media, and technological world. They suggest a restatement of mission and corresponding organizational changes to ensure that international broadcasting remains an effective instrument of U.S. soft power – one supporting freedom and democracy abroad in the national interest.
Special Event: Former Belgian Prime Minister and President of the European People's Party Wilfried Martens Discusses His New Autobiography
In this Director's Forum event, nine-time Belgian prime minister and president and co-founder of the European People's Party Wilfried Martens will discuss his new autobiography Europe: I Struggle, I Overcome. RSVP for this event.