Memoirs, Chinese Finance Minister Bo Yibo, Excerpt on Preventing 'Peaceful Evolution'
Former Finance Minister Bo recalls Mao's reaction to US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles' policy toward China in 1958-1959, especially his statements about encouraging a "peaceful evolution" in the Communist system.
Meeting between Saddam Hussein and His Military Commanders after the First Gulf War
Saddam and his military commanders discuss troop training, military planning, and Iraq's missile reserves following the Gulf War.
Meeting between Saddam Hussein and Top Political Advisors about a United Nations Air Survey Request
Rolf Ekeus, head of the UN inspection committee on nuclear weapons, requested the United Statesprovide him with an aircraft so he could do an aerial survey of Iraqi lands.
January 08, 1991
Report on Meeting of the Commission of the CC CPSU on Military Policy on 12 December 1990
Discuss on the reform of the Soviet military and reduction of the armed forces.
January 09, 1991
Conversation between Aleksandr Yakovlev and Kumagai Hiroshi
In this conversation Ozawa Ichiro's envoy Kumagai Hiroshi outlines a potential islands-for-cash deal, whereby the Soviet Union surrenders the "northern territories" to Japan in return for Japanese credits and investments up to the amount of 26 billion USD.
January 11, 1991
CPSU CC Reports, 11 January 1991
Reports "On the development of the new position of the War Councils in the arming of the USSR, internally, externally, and with railroad troops" and "On the delimitation of function of governmental and party organs in the work of the War Councils."
January 15, 1991
CPSU CC Report on Assistance to the People's Party of Iran, 15 January 1991
Report from K.N. Brutentz about providing assistance to the People's Party of Iran. [Attached to CPSU Report, 17 August 1987].
January 15, 1991
Saddam Hussein and the Revolutionary Command Council Discussing the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait and the Expected US Attack
Conversation between Saddam Hussein and the Revolutionary Command Council discussing Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait, various strategic planning and weaponry, potential responses by neighboring countries, and the expected US attack.
January 18, 1991
Iraq Revolutionary Command Council Meeting about Coalition Operations Against Iraq
Iraqi officials discuss the intervention of United States and coalition forces following the invasion of Kuwait.
January 25, 1991
Report of Secretary of the CC CPSU - Republic and Regional Committee Party - 25 January 1991
Includes CC CPSU Report of 11 January 1991.
February 22, 1991
Resolution of the Secretariat of the CC CPSU, 'On New Points in the Approach of the Romanian Leadership towards the Moldavian Problem'
Romanian officials are once again raising the issue of the unification of Moldova and Romania.
May 21, 1991
CPSU CC Report, 21 May 1991
This report deals with the political crisis in Ethiopia and Eritrea. It also concerns Soviet plans to settle the conflict.
May 31, 1991
CPSU CC Reports: 31 May 1991 and 14 May 1991
These documents deal with the military strength of the USSR and arms.
Memorandum, 'An Analysis of the “Islamic factor” in the Afghan Situation' by A. Belousov, Deputy Chairman of the Tajik SSR KGB
Analysis of US support to opposition mujaheddin forces in Afghanistan and related attempts to use Islamic ideology to destabilize the Soviet Central Asian republics.
August 05, 1991
Report by Deputy Head of the General Division of the CC CPSU G. Orlov on the Party Archives
Orlov reports on issues with the organization, ownership and access to the communist party archives. He makes recommendations for reorganizing and centralizing the archives and prioritizing access to party members.
Report by S. Goncharov for the Russian Leadership on the Question of the Current Situation in Relations between Russia and China (Excerpt)
S. Goncharov describes the lessons the Soviet Union drew from China's suppression of the student protests in Beijing in spring 1989.
September 16, 1991
From the Interview by the Honorary Chairman of the SPD, Brandt, with Die Welt
Willy Brandt's interview with Die Welt on unified Germany and the break-up of the Soviet Union.
October 02, 1991
Record of Conversation between F.G. Kunadze and Son Seong-Pil
G.F. Kunadze pressures North Korean Ambassador Son Seong-pil about the DPRK concluding an agreement on nuclear safeguards with the IAEA.
October 08, 1991
Record of Conversation between G.F. Kunadze and Yu Hongliang
G.F. Kunadze asks that China to "exert influence" on North Korea and have it conclude a safeguards agreement with the IAEA.
October 09, 1991
Record of Conversation between Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR A. S. Dzasokhov with the DPRK Ambassador Son Seong-pil
Son Seong-pil says North Korea will "closely watch" the withdrawal of US nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.