Opinions from a Member of an Intelligence Service of the PR China Operating in the GDR under Journalistic Cover
A report on information obtained from a member of the Chinese intelligence service; this report discusses their opinions on East German-Soviet relations, relations between China and East Germany and China and the Soviet Union, and economic relations between East Germany and China.
June 08, 1989
Assessment Paper by the Austrian Foreign Ministry, '[Excerpt] Eastern Europe; Current Assessment'
The paper addresses the change in economics, politics, and social structures in the Soviet bloc (Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Hungary, and the GDR) as a result of the USSR loosening up regulations.
June 09, 1989
Records of the Talks between GDR Comrade Erich Honecker, and Member of the Politburo and Minister for Foreign Affairs the USSR, Eduard A. Shevardnadze
GDR Chairman Honecker and Shevardnadze discuss the state of the German Democratic Republic and the CPSU's outlook on and relationship with East Germany, as well as both of their perspectives on the sociopolitical landscape in Poland, its recent election and the battle to maintain socialism in Poland.
August 09, 1989
National Intelligence Daily for Wednesday, 9 August 1989
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 9 August 1989 describes the latest developments in Iran, Lebanon, the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, Poland, Suriname, South Korea, and East Germany.
September 30, 1989
National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 30 September 1989
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 30 September 1989, describes the latest developments in Lebanon, Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, Philippines, the United States, Greece, Hungary, El Salvador, Panama, Thailand, and Nicaragua.
October 07, 1989
Record of Conversation between M.S. Gorbachev and Members of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Socialist United Party of Germany
Gorbachev speaks about perestroika and the necessity of political reforms in both the Soviet Union and East Germany.
October 11, 1989
Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate of Intelligence, 'German Reunification: What Would Have to Happen?'
The CIA’s memorandum published on 11 October 1989 brings up the German reunification as an international agenda and assesses its implications for the Soviet Union and the United States.
October 27, 1989
National Intelligence Daily for Friday, 27 October 1989
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 27 October 1989 describes the latest developments in the German reunification.
January 25, 1990
USSR: Showing a New Urgency In German Policy
An analysis of the ramification of German reunification on Soviet security and Moscow's efforts to keep limited troops in East Germany.
January 30, 1990
Germanys: Early Election Forcing Pace of Unity Debate
An analysis of advances in East German elections which have sped-up the reunification agenda.
January 30, 1990
The East German Election and Soviet Troop Withdrawals
An analysis of the potential results of East German elections and East and West German calls for Soviet and Allied troop reductions.
February 02, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Friday, 2 February 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 2 February 1990 describes the latest developments in German unification, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Arab States, Vietnam, and the Soviet Union.
June 30, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 30 June 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 30 June 1990 describes the latest developments in USSR, Germany, South Africa, Zaire, Romania, Honduras and Albania.
July 10, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Tuesday, 10 July 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Tuesday, 10 July 1990 describes the latest developments in USSR, Nicaragua, France, East-Germany, Albania, USSR, Taiwan, Vietnam and Poland.
July 25, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Wednesday, 25 July 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 25 July 1990 describes the latest developments in Iraq, Kuwait, Liberia, the Soviet Union, China, Taiwan, European Community, Hungary and Germany.
November 09, 1990
Record of a Conversation between M.S. Gorbachev and Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Bonn
Kohl expresses concerns about Gorbachev's control over the situation in the Soviet Union and offers his support. The two then discuss the recent invasion of Kuwait by Iraq.
June 29, 1991
National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 29 June 1991
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 29 June 1991 describes the latest developments in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Kuwait, the Soviet Union, Palestine, Jordan, Ethiopia, Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Togo, Czechoslovakia and Lebanon.
Excerpts from Recollections by the Former Soviet Ambassador in North Korea Aleksandr Kapto
Aleksandr Kapto reflects on the Soviet Union's normalization of relations with South Korea, and the consequential fallout in relations between North Korea and the USSR. According to Kapto, North Korea threatened to develop nuclear weapons and withdraw from the NPT as a result of Soviet-South Korean rapprochement.