Diplomatic History

Foreign Policy by Analogy: U.S. Decision-Making and the Uses of the Vietnam War

Washington History Seminar
Historical Perspectives on International and National Affairs

Foreign Policy by Analogy:  U.S. Decision-Making
and the Uses of the Vietnam War

Mark Atwood Lawrence
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 is an important insider account of a crucial set of negotiations aimed at settling a seemingly endless conflict. It brings out many new details of negotiating sessions and internal policy and strategy debates and is especially insightful on the thirteen-year process that led to the September 1993 Oslo Accords.

"Difficult to Draw a Balance Sheet": Ottawa Views the 1974 Canada-USSR Hockey Series

In CWIHP Working Paper No. 68, "Difficult to Draw a Balance Sheet": Ottawa Views the 1974 Canada-USSR Hockey Series, author John Soares uses Canadian archival sources to examine the diplomatic planning and difficulties surrounding the 1974 Canada-USSR hockey series.

Summer Research Grant Competition

Deadline: Applications for the Summer Research Scholarships must be received by March 1, 2014. Applicants will be notified approximately one month later.

East European Studies Short-term Research Scholarships

The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the EES Short-term Grant competition, which is open to academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for this grant cycle is: March 1, 2014.

The Two Koreas and the Question of National Reunification, 1953-1960

The 1953 Korean War armistice resulted in an uneasy truce along a demilitarized zone not far from the 38th parallel, the imaginary line that separated the rival Korean states prior to the conflict. While bringing an end to large-scale military operations on the peninsula, both North and South Korean leaders continued to plan for national reunification under their own respective political system.

Latin American Program in the News: Política de aislamiento de EE.UU. hacia Cuba ha "fracasado", según Cynthia Arnson

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"En momentos en que se celebra la cumbre de la Celac en Cuba, Cynthia Arnson, directora del programa de América Latina del Wilson Center explicó que es paradójico como ciertos organismos que han sido criticados por los hermanos Castro se encuentran en la isla."

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