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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Tiananmen at 25 Years

Categories: China,Communism,History,Youth

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB473/

A collection of 25 documents revealing disagreements among Chinese political and military leaders about cracking down on student protesters in Tiananmen Square during the 1989 protests.   Obtained from the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency and released under the Freedom of Information Act.  From the National Security Archive.

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume E-15, Part 2: Documents on Western Europe, 1973-1976

Categories: Communism,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,NATO

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76ve15p2

Part of a subseries that documents foreign policy issues with Western European countries in the Nixon/Ford period.  From the State Department

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976: Volume XXXV, National Security Policy, 1973-1976

Categories: China,Communism,Foreign Affairs,History,Russia

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1969-76v35

Focuses on the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy, especially with regard to the USSR and China.  Also covers the role of intelligence in the policy process and the CIA’s secret mission to raise a Soviet submarine which had sunk in the Pacific Ocean.  From the State Department

 

 

USS Pueblo: LBJ Considered Nuclear Weapons, Naval Blockade, Ground Attacks in Response to 1968 North Korean Seizure of Navy Vessel

Categories: Communism,History,Korea,Spying/Intelligence

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB453/

A set of 25 recently declassified documents that reveal the responses considered by the U.S. government to the seizure by North Korea of the spy ship USS Pueblo.  The loss of the ship and its equipment is considered by some to have caused more harm to National Security Agency code secrets than the Snowden disclosures.   Posted by the National Security Archive

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume 6, Soviet Union

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Communism,Foreign Affairs,History,Russia

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v06

Focuses on U.S. foreign policy toward Russia during the Carter Administration and the failure of détente.    From the Office of the Historian at the State Department

 

Last Nuclear Weapons Left Cuba in December 1962

Categories: Communism,Cuba,History,Nuclear Arms,Russia

http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB449/

A collection of 18 declassified Soviet documents, three never before available in English,  that reveal more details about the number of Russian nuclear warheads in Cuba during the 1962 missile crisis and how long they were there.  From the National Security Archive.

 

U.S. National Archives Releases 11,000 Newly Declassified Documents Relating to Berlin, 1962-1986

Categories: Communism,Foreign Affairs,Germany,History

http://www.archives.gov/press/press-releases/2014/nr14-09.html

Press release announcing release with links to portion of documents that are available online.  From the National Archives and Records Administration

 

Psychiatry as a Tool for Coercion in Post-Soviet Countries

Categories: Communism,European Union,Mental Health,Russia,Ukraine

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/studiesdownload.html?languageDocument=EN&file=95990

 

Charges that in Russia and the Ukraine people are still being hospitalized for non-medical reasons with psychiatry serving as a tool of repression.  From the European Parliament

 

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