A newly released Romanian document indicates that North Korea dispatched personnel to Vietnam to carry out psychological warfare against the nearly 313,000 South Korean troops sent to fight against the North Vietnamese between 1965 and 1973.
Roundup of news articles reporting on NKIDP e-Dossier No. 2 from media outlets in Korea and across Asia (includes both English and Korean articles). UPDATE: New Vietnamese news coverage added.
CWIHP is pleased to welcome new scholar Zhao Jike to the Wilson Center. During his time at the Center, his research will focus on the United States Information Agency and its role in implementing US policy towards the Soviet Union between 1953 and 1963.
On October 24, 2011, Kyunghyang Shinmun, a South Korean newspaper, featured a report on the publication of The Rise and Fall of Détente on the Korean Peninsula, 1970-1974, the newest addition to the History and Public Policy Critical Oral History Conference Series.
Harrison discussed the 50th anniversary of the American/Soviet showdown at Checkpoint Charlie—an incident that some feared would trigger nuclear war.
The enduring legacy of the Iran-Iraq War will be the focus of the panel discussion, The Iran-Iraq War: The View from Baghdad, to take place Tuesday, October 25, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
The North Korea International Documentation Project is currently accepting internship applications for Spring 2012.
The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991 by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa is reviewed in Frontline by A.G. Noorani.
Radio Free Europe began regular broadcasts from Munich sixty years ago with a news program by its Czechoslovak department. To mark this anniversary, the Collegium Carolinum, together with the Czech Centre, and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes held the conference "Voices of Freedom – Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague."
The Bonds of Brotherhood: New Evidence on Sino–North Korean Exchanges, 1950–1954