NKIDP e-Dossier No. 3, "Sport and Politics on the Korean Peninsula - North Korea and the 1988 Seoul Olympics," includes sixty documents on North Korea’s efforts to co-host the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Featuring an introduction by Sergey Radchenko, the documents offer an unprecedented window into North Korea's negotiating strategies and shed new light on inter-Korean relations and the DPRK’s foreign relations at the end of the Cold War.
A weak state by many measures, North Korea has managed to survive while other regimes have fallen. To many, the nation remains a seemingly impenetrable mystery when it comes to understanding motivations and behavior. But historian Charles Armstrong believes the near opposite is true.
The Cold War International History Project is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester. Deadline to apply: 7/20
NKIDP is pleased to announce its latest publication entitled, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969, from the History and Public Policy Program's Critical Oral History Conference Book Series.
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