Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.
Pamphlets from both pro- and anti-nuclear organizations published during the 1980 period of rising tensions and the decline of déténte.
Documents on the history of nuclear proliferation, the arms race, and disarmament efforts.
The origins of nuclear cooperation between Argentina and Brazil from the 1960s onwards.
Documents on the history of Pakistani nuclear development.
Stalin's successors jockeyed for control of the Soviet Union following his death on 1 March 1953.
The KGB operated a worldwide intelligence network to monitor indicators and assess the likelihood of a surprise nuclear missile attack.
Political purges were a common phenomenon in 1950s China. This collection focuses on the so-called Gao Gang and Rao Shushi Affair.
Declassified US government documents on Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.
China's policy of reform and opening, launched by Deng Xiaoping, transformed its economy, the end of the Cold War, and the world.
Koreans in China, Japan, and elsewhere returned or were repatriated to North Korea throughout the Cold War.
Records from Saddam Hussein’s regime released by the Conflict Records Research Center.
The People's Republic of China and the United States squared off against one another from 1949 through 1971.
After 1972 and until Tian'anmen, China and the United States China cooperated in resolving a range of global issues and problems.
China and India fought a brief but consequential war in late 1962 over disputed territories in the Himalayas.
A collection exploring the normalization of diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and Japan in 1972.
Once war time enemies, relations between China and Japan were often quite cordial during the Cold War.
In 1950, Mao Zedong "leaned to one side" and forged an alliance between China and the Soviet Union.