North Korea recently hinted that it would be interested in co-hosting the 2018 Olympics with Pyeongchang, South Korea. Though the organizing committee for Pyeongchang rejected the idea as unrealistic, the North’s proposal is not without precedent, as documents obtained by the North Korea International Documentation Project demonstrate.
Woodrow Wilson Center President and CEO, Jane Harman, was named Honorary Professor at East China Normal University during a ceremony in Shanghai on July 26th.
Sixty years ago this week, the 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, with neither side legitimately able to claim outright victory. NKIDP has released a collection of Russian, Chinese, and Polish documents on the armistice negotiations which span the nearly two-year period of talks.
NPIHP and CRRC release new Iraqi docs bearing on Iraqi responses to US deterrence signaling before during and after the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
This index and concordance indexes twenty-one volumes of KGB archival material: nine notebooks written by Alexander Vassiliev and twelve compilations of the Soviet international telegraphic cables deciphered by the U.S. National Security Agency’s Venona project.
NKIDP Senior Adviser Mitchell Lerner writes in The Diplomat that policymakers need to "recognize that China’s influence on Pyongyang is much more limited than conventional wisdom holds."
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries reviewed Svetlana Savranskaya's "The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Missiles of November."
The Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2013 academic semester.
The Wilson Center's new Digital Archive of declassified documents is being featured as an educational resource around the web.
The new digital archive ("D-Archive") of the Ukrainian Center for Research on the Liberation Movement (CDVR) allows for free access over the Internet to more than ten thousand digitized copies of documents from Ukrainian archives.