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Digital Archive International History Declassified

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The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy. The Digital Archive is overseen by the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program and focuses on the interrelated histories of the Cold War, Korea, and Nuclear Proliferation. [Read more]

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December 02, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Pham Van Dong

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December 01, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Pham Van Dong

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December, 1979

Additional information for the Soviet comrades on the visit of the Mongolian party and government delegation to Indochina

This report informs the Soviet side about the issues of implementing a common declaration following the Sino-Soviet conflict and North Korea's support for China.

December 06, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Kaysone Phomvihane

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Laos and had held talks with the …

December 01, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Le Duan

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December 04, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Heng Samrin

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December 02, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Pham Van Dong

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December 01, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Pham Van Dong

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December, 1979

Additional information for the Soviet comrades on the visit of the Mongolian party and government delegation to Indochina

This report informs the Soviet side about the issues of implementing a common declaration following the Sino-Soviet conflict and North Korea's support for China.

December 06, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Kaysone Phomvihane

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Laos and had held talks with the …

December 01, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Le Duan

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

December 04, 1979

Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Heng Samrin

In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had…

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A collection of files broadly related to NATO affairs drawn from the archives of Giulio Andreotti.

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Emir Farid Hares Chehab held many of the most politically sensitive positions in Lebanon from 1943 to the early 1970s.

SOVIET INVASION OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA

The Prague Spring represented a moment of liberalism and democratization in Czechoslovakia. It ended with the Soviet invasion in August 1968.

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Documents on the 20th-century competition for supremacy in spaceflight capacity between the United States and the Soviet Union.

KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953

When North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, the inter-Korean conflict entered its most bloody phase: the Korean War

ARCHIVIO ANDREOTTI'S NATO SERIES

A collection of files broadly related to NATO affairs drawn from the archives of Giulio Andreotti.

EMIR FARID CHEHAB COLLECTION

Emir Farid Hares Chehab held many of the most politically sensitive positions in Lebanon from 1943 to the early 1970s.

SOVIET INVASION OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA

The Prague Spring represented a moment of liberalism and democratization in Czechoslovakia. It ended with the Soviet invasion in August 1968.

CONVERSATIONS WITH ZHOU ENLAI

Zhou Enlai, China's first foreign minister and longtime premier, shaped and influenced Chinese foreign policy from 1949 through 1976.

SPACE RACE

Documents on the 20th-century competition for supremacy in spaceflight capacity between the United States and the Soviet Union.

KOREAN WAR, 1950-1953

When North Korean troops invaded South Korea on June 25, 1950, the inter-Korean conflict entered its most bloody phase: the Korean War

Welcome

The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy. The Digital Archive is overseen by the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program and focuses on the interrelated histories of the Cold War, Korea, and Nuclear Proliferation. [Read more]

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themes

Learn about specific topics and regions through essays, timelines and educational resources.

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FROM THE
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Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War.

Nuclear Proliferation Int'l History Project

A global network of individuals and institutions engaged in the study of international nuclear history.

North Korea International Documentation Project

An informational clearinghouse on North Korea for both the scholarly and policymaking communities that disseminates newly declassified documents on the DPRK.

TWITTER

The current migration and security crisis in Central America are among the many profound and long-lasting repercuss… https://t.co/Pup0Nz6Po3

Mexico, the United States, and the Onset of the Nicaraguan Revolution, by Gerardo Sánchez Nateras. https://t.co/REoWSwC78D

An excellent resource guide that we are proud to be included on: A Reading and Teaching Guide to the history of Bla… https://t.co/aBtwp9c1wV

The Origins of Japan’s 'Nuclear Allergy' https://t.co/Jsg4GIIObs

From our Global Fellow @JosephTorigian https://t.co/yCArbah6uE