Communism

Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969–1991

Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969–1991 uses trust—with its emotional and predictive aspects—to explore international relations in the second half of the Cold War, beginning with the late 1960s.

Lessons of the Cold War in the Pacific: U.S. Maritime Strategy, Crisis Prevention, and Japan's Role

Learning lessons from the Cold War experience will be critical to find a better way to maintain peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region while shaping a cooperative and mutually beneficial relationship among the United States, Japan, and China.

China’s False Allegations of the Use of Biological Weapons by the United States during the Korean War

Click Here to Download "China’s False Allegations of the Use of Biological Weapons by the United States during the Korean War" as a PDF.

CWIHP Working Paper #78
March 2016

China’s False Allegations of the Use of Biological Weapons by the United States during the Korean War

Milton Leitenberg

 

Stalin’s “Revolution from Above”: Property Seizure in the Perm Region

Stalin’s “liquidation of kulaks as a class” began in the early 1930s with the seizure of peasants’ property. Dr. Suslov argues, using the Perm region as a case study, that the arbitrary nature of this campaign’s enforcement was by design, rather than an accident of application. Using the directives of the regional party bodies, he elucidates the relationship between the seemingly random application of “dekulakization” on the local level, and Stalin’s overarching goal to change the structure of Soviet society. 

China and Eastern Europe in the 1980s: A Hungarian Perspective

CWIHP e-Dossier no. 69

China and Eastern Europe in the 1980s: A Hungarian Perspective

by Péter Vámos

January 2016

The Soviets Navigate the Olympics: Troubled Waters

CWIHP e-Dossier No. 68

Documents obtained by Mikhail Prozumenshikov and introduction by Robert Edelman

Two Days in June: JFK and the 48 Hours That Made History

In his book, Two Days in June: John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History, author Andrew Cohen makes a case for the power of words and ideas. He provides an intimate portrait of two days and two remarkable speeches that set the stage for historic policy breakthroughs. He also comments on the election of Justin Trudeau, who some are comparing to JFK. That’s the focus of this edition of  Wilson Center NOW.

 

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Internships with the Cold War International History Project

Summer Semester Application Deadline is 30 March 2019

The Fighting Group against Inhumanity: The Incarnation of Anticommunism in a Divided Germany 1948-1959

http://www.boehlau-verlag.com/bilder/9783412221331.jpgThe “Fighting Group Against Inhumanity” (“Kampfgruppe gegen Unmenschlichkeit” / KgU) has for a long time been considered the incarnation of both anticommunism and hostility to the German Democratic Republic in both E

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