Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.
The post-Korean War disputes and debates within the Korean Workers' Party culminated in the 1956 August Plenum.
North Korea's First Five-Year Plan emphasized the development of heavy industry
This collection of documents provides a historical record of North Korea's brinkmanship and military-diplomatic campaigns since 1968.
Formerly secret documents from the communist word reveal that North Korea's nuclear program began as early as the 1960s.
Throughout the 1970s, North Korea waged an intensive diplomatic campaign to attract new supporters abroad, including in the United States.
A collection of published Vietnamese documents dealing with North Vietnam’s decision-making from January 1973-April 1975.
The Northern Limit Line (NLL) remains one of the most serious flashpoints for conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
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.
Ryszard Kukliski was a Polish colonel and Cold War spy for NATO who passed top secret Warsaw Pact documents to the CIA between 1972 and 1981