John Prados (National Security Archive) frames the issues and arguments in an introduction to the reviews of History of the Southern Resistance (Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến).
The Brazil Institute releases the 2011-2013 Report of Activities
Fraternal Support: The East German ‘Stasi’ and the Democratic Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam WarSep 30, 2014
Former Wilson Center Fellow Martin Grossheim examines the relationship between the East Germany Stasi and Vietnam, arguing that despite its "second-tier" status in the socialist world, the GDR had a profound impact on the development and evolution of state socialism in Vietnam.
Interview with Ronald Suny, Kennan Institute Title VIII Short-term Scholar, and Professor of History, University of Michigan, on August 11, 2014. Kennan Institute Project "The Armenian Genocide, 1915-1916."
Martin Grossheim tells the little-known story of East German assistance in modernizing North Vietnam’s security apparatus from the beginning of the Vietnam War in 1965 to the end of the Cold War in 1989.
Or Rabinowitz examines Israeli PM Menachem Begin's 1979 letter to Margaret Thatcher regarding Pakistan's nuclear program.
Declassified Documents Show Henry Kissinger’s Major Role in the 1974 Initiative That Created the Nuclear Suppliers Group
Professor Xiaobo Hu counsels that the United States should give priority to the promotion of peaceful relations across the Taiwan Strait, and to the maintenance of stable and constructive ties with both Taipei and Beijing. Toward those ends, Hu argues, Washington should undertake a comprehensive review of the TRA and the policy of “strategic ambiguity” that has characterized U.S. Taiwan Strait policy for many years.
Retired State Department official David Keegan argues that the TRA has protected the interests of both Taiwan and the United States over the past 35 years, but adds that Washington needs to integrate Taipei more clearly into its China policy, including U.S. security planning for China’s maritime periphery.
In 1954 the Soviet Union transferred control of Crimea to Soviet Ukraine. Mark Kramer (Harvard) explains the reasons behind this surprising decision, one which has come back to haunt Ukraine today with tragic consequences.