Collections contain selected sets of historical documents related to a specific topic, region, or event.
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.
On October 2, 1957, Polish Foreign Minister Adam Rapacki proposed the denuclearization of Central Europe.
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
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.
On 27 January 1964, France and the People’s Republic of China officially established diplomatic relations.
China and India fought a brief but consequential war in late 1962 over disputed territories in the Himalayas.