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India and the Nonproliferation Regime

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Apr 10, 2014
NPIHP is pleased to announce the release of Vinod Kumar's new book, India and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: The Perennial Outlier, published through Cambridge University Press. more

Call for Papers - J. William Fulbright in International Perspective: Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Global Influence

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Apr 01, 2014
An April 2015 Conference hosted by the University of Arkansas seeks papers that examine Senator J. William Fulbright’s contribution to U.S. foreign relations and re-assess his legacy in the context of global developments in the twentieth century. more

Accessions to the Digital Archive

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Mar 31, 2014
New documents added to the Digital Archive the week of 31 March 2014 more

An Unwanted Visionary: Gorbachev's Unrealized Ambitions and the Soviets' Retreat from Asia

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March 31, 2014 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Radchenko will offer a fresh interpretation of Mikhail Gorbachev’s foreign policy by showing how the Soviet leader tried to reshape the international order through engagement with China and India, and why his vision for a Soviet-led Asia ultimately failed. Relying on newly declassified records from Russian, Chinese and other archives, he will discuss lost opportunities and recount painful legacies of Soviet retrenchment from Asia. more

China and Japan, Always at Odds?

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Mar 27, 2014
In 1984, China and Japan maintained a pragmatic and cooperative diplomatic partnership. Charles Kraus, Sergey Radchenko, and Yutaka Kanda assess this "honeymoon" period in Sino-Japanese relations through nineteen newly available Japanese documents, and comment on what it can tell us about the animosity between China and Japan today. more