Cold War Publications

Kim Il Sung in the Khrushchev Era: Soviet-DPRK Relations and the Roots of North Korean Despotism, 1953-1964 by Balázs Szalontai

Kim Il Sung in the Khruschev Era: Soviet-DPRK Relations and the Role of North Korean Despotism, 1953-1964

Jul 07, 2011
Balázs Szalontai describes how North Korea became more despotic even as other Communist countries underwent de-Stalinization. Through a series of comparisons with the Soviet Union and other Communist countries, he highlights unique features of North Korean communism during the period. more

"Why Keep Such an Army?" Khrushchev's Troop Reductions

Jul 07, 2011
CWHIP Working Paper No. 19 more

New Evidence on the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Jul 07, 2011
CWIHP e-Dossier No. 4 more

Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956 by Pawel Machcewicz

Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956

Jul 07, 2011
Paweł Machcewicz offers a social history of the mass movements that prompted political change and altered Polish-Soviet relations in 1956 but avoided a Soviet armed response. He focuses on the people's expression of grievances, and even riots; as opposed to "top-level" activities such as internal Communist Party struggles. more

The Cold War in East Asia, 1945-1991, edited by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa

The Cold War in East Asia: 1945–1991

May 01, 2011
The Cold War in East Asia studies Asia as a second front in the Cold War, examining how the six powers—the United States, the Soviet Union, China, Japan, and North and South Korea—interacted with one another and forged the conditions that were distinct from the Cold War in Europe. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.