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.
Avner Cohen, senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and a close NPIHP partner was recently interviewed by the Jerusalem Post on Iran’s nuclear program.
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
Korea Foundation Junior Scholars Program is featured in the Korean-language version of the EconomistAug 25, 2011
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961, the Cold War International History Project is pleased to announce the publication of a Special CWIHP Research Report, The Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989, by Hans-Herman Hertle, fellow at the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam and Maria Nooke, fellow at the Berlin Wall Memorial Site and Documentation Center on the number and identities of the individuals who died at the Berlin Wall between 1961 and 1989.
Nabeel Rajab, a leading human rights activist and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, will receive the 2011 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, presented annually by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.