Modern Korean History

The Rise and Fall of Détente on the Korean Peninsula, 1970-1974

The Rise and Fall of Détente on the Korean Peninsula, 1970-1974 features the transcript of the second in a series of critical oral history conferences jointly convened by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ North Korea International Documentation Project and the University of North Korean Studies and a selection of primary source documents.

Spring NKIDP Internship Opportunities

The North Korea International Documentation Project is currently accepting internship applications for Spring 2012.

“Rogue States” and the United States: An Historical Perspective

The term “rogue states” entered the U.S. foreign policy lexicon after the Cold War to designate regimes that employed terrorism as an instrument of state policy and attempted to acquire weapons of mass destruction in pursuit of policy goals. Named to the core group were Iraq, Libya, Iran, and North Korea. Iraq and Libya have since experienced U.S.-directed or U.S.-assisted regime change. What are the implications for the ongoing challenges to international order and American security posed by Iran and North Korea?

Off-site Event: Report on a Visit to North Korea

The North Korea International Documentation Project in collaboration with the Weatherhead East Asian Institute presents "Report on a Visit to North Korea" with Charles Armstrong, Director, Center for Korean Research, Columbia University; Abraham Kim, Vice President, Korea Economic Institute; and James Person, Program Associate, North Korea International Documentation Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

NKIDP intern Charles Kraus is published in the Journal of Cold War Studies

NKIDP is pleased to announce that an article by NKIDP intern Charles Kraus has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Cold War Studies, (Volume 13, Number 3, Summer 2011, pp. 27-51). Utilizing recently declassified documents from the Chinese Foreign Ministry Archive, Bonds of Brotherhood explores bilateral relations between China and North Korea during the Korean War.

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