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Cold War

The Seventh Annual Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Memorial Lecture on U.S.-East Asia Relations

Jack Downey, Sino-American Relations and International Law - Lessons for Today
 

Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japan

Has American foreign policy been a reflection of a desire to promote democracy, or a simple product of hard-nosed geopolitics? In this talk, Jennifer Miller argues that democratic ideals were crucial, but not in the way most defenders claim. Focusing on the postwar occupation of Japan, she examines how the Cold War produced a new understanding of democracy as rooted in psychologies and mentalities.

Brazil’s Cold War History: Disputed Territory

 Image courtesy of the San Diego State University Network Television News Research Archive Special Collection.

Ivan Seixas was arrested and tortured at the age of 16.

Late one afternoon in the summer of 1990, Brazilian police came to my hotel in Rio de Janeiro to arrest me. Guns drawn, they steered me and a colleague to their unmarked car and drove us away.

“They want our tapes,” said Scott Willis, my ABC News  producer, as we pulled up in front of a nondescript building.    

"Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?" Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive

NPIHP Working Paper #13

"Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?" Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive

Nate Jones

March 2019

 

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