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Digital Archive International History Declassified


Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.

  • Cuba and Southern Africa

    Cuban documents about Havana's policy toward Southern Africa in the final fifteen years of the Cold War.

  • Cuban Foreign Relations

    Documents on Cuban's international relations, focusing on it's relationship with the Soviet Union, China and the United States.

  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    The thirteen day confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the placement of Soviet missiles in Cuba.

  • Demise of Detente in Korea, 1973-1975

    The signing of the historic July 4th, 1972, Joint Communique was followed by a swift downturn in inter-Korean relations.

  • East German Uprising

    In June 1953 a strike by East Berlin construction workers spread throughout East Germany and was violently suppressed by the Soviet Army.

  • Economic Cold War

    Documents on economic issues during the Cold War, such as economic growth and dearth, foreign aid, and international trade.

  • Emir Farid Chehab Collection

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

  • End of the Cold War

    Documents on the collapse of the Soviet Union in the late 1980s.

  • Euratom

    The European Atomic Energy Community was established by the Euratom Treaty on 25 March 1957

  • Euromissiles Crisis

    Documents on the period of confrontation and building tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States from 1979 to 1983.

  • Foundations of Chinese Foreign Policy

    The texts which have defined the foreign policy of the People's Republic of China.

  • French Nuclear History

    Documents on the history of French nuclear development, focusing on secret technical assistance provided by the United States in the 1970s and 1980s.

  • Geneva Conference of 1954

    At the Geneva Conference in 1954, the Great Powers sought to end the First Indochina war and restore peace in Vietnam and Korea.

  • German Reunification

    In 1990, East and West Germany reunited as the enlarged Federal Republic of Germany.

  • Horn of Africa Crisis

    Documents on the 1977-1978 conflict between Somalia and Ethiopia, also known as the Ogaden War or Ethio-Somali War.

  • Indian Nuclear History

    Documents on the history of Indian nuclear development, focusing on assistance from and intervention by the Soviet Union and the United States.

  • Indochinese War

    The First Indochina War began as a rebellion by Việt Minh forces against the French colonial government.

  • Intelligence Operations in the Cold War

    Documents on intelligence and state security during the Cold War, mainly focusing on security services in Soviet bloc countries.