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NKIDP Coordinator James Person was interviewed by the Korean newspaper <i>Focus</i>

NKIDP Coordinator James Person was interviewed by the Korean newspaper Focus on March 29, 2011. In the interview James Person suggested that based upon his research, Washington's reliance on Beijing to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis is a result of America's failure to understand North Korea. Person further noted that extensive research drawing upon primary source documents from archives around the world provides an important and necessary window into North Korea's historical security concerns.

New From the CWIHP Book Series: The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991

CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Book Series: The Cold War in East Asia: 1945-1991 by Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.

NKIDP Senior Advisor <b>Mitchell Lerner</b> delivers talk on North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s

NKIDP senior advisor and associate professor of history at The Ohio State University delivered a talk entitled "Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss: The United States and North Korea in the 1960's (and Beyond?)" at Brigham Young University's David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies on North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s.

Watch the lecture on the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies website.

New From the CWIHP Book Series: <i>Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War</i>

CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest addition to the CWIHP Book Series: Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War by Elena Agarossi and Victor Zaslavsky.

New Document Reader - The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce its first document reader, produced in collaboration with the Cold War International History Project and entitled The Euromissiles Crisis and the End of the Cold War: 1977-1987.

Wilson Center to Co-Sponsor Special Screening of "Nuremberg: Its Lessons for Today"

The Woodrow Wilson Center is co-sponsoring a special screening of a historic and powerful documentary that was made more than 60 years ago but until recently was not shown in the United States.

"Nuremberg: Its Lessons for Today" will be screened on Monday, January 31, at 6 p.m. at The George Washington University under the auspices of the University's Provost, Steven Lerman. It will be introduced by one of its producers and followed by a panel discussion that will include faculty experts from GW.

Donga Daily article covers release of NKIDP Critical Oral History Conference transcript

An article carried in Korea's Donga Daily highlights new findings from a recently published NKIDP book, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969 from the History and Public Policy Program Critical Oral History Conference Series. The article includes the new detail that the North Korean commando unit that attacked the South Korean presidential compound on 21 January 1968 also initially planned to besiege the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.

New NKIDP publication: "<i>Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, 1968-1969: A Critical Oral History</i>"

NKIDP is pleased to announce its latest publication entitled, Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969, from the History and Public Policy Program's Critical Oral History Conference Book Series.

The book contains the transcript of a critical oral history conference which explored the origins of North Korea's military adventurism in the late 1960s, and features the testimony of veteran South Korean, U.S., and East German diplomatic and intelligence officials directly involved in Korea policy during the turbulent period.

2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Recipient Eleonora Cercavschi Honored with the Highest Moldovan Distinction - Order of the Republic

Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, recipient of the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award, was honored with the Order of the Republic (Ordinul Republicii) - the highest Moldovan distinction presented by the country's President.

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