If Riccards had consulted the new Chinese documents published in the Cold War International History Project
Bulletin, his description of the offshore islands conflict would have been more textured and nuanced.
Source: Cold War International History Project
Benefiting, inter alia, from new material drawn from bulletins and working papers of the Cold War International History Project
at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, the book deals principally with the superpower rivalry in Europe (Germany in particular), the Third World (especially Asia), and the nuclear arms race.
In addition to the materials Goncharov has collected there is an extraordinary document translated and published by Kathryn Weathersby in the Cold War International History Project
Bulletin (Fall 1993).
Nichols makes some use of new material from places like the Cold War International History Project
and the National Security Archive, but he spends so much time expressing his rage at those who did not understand Soviet evil that he misses how much the new materials enable us to explore these themes in even greater detail.
This past spring, for example, the WQ published a cluster of articles exploring the history of Iraq "from Sumer to Saddam." Our Cold War International History Project
is working to analyze and disseminate documents made available in the post-Cold War era by the United States and the former Soviet Union.
This collection of essays on the Sino-Soviet alliance inaugurates the Cold War International History Project
Book Series, which builds on the work of the Cold War International History Project
Early in 1995, the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project
obtained a larger set of documents from the same archive, many of which I translated and analyzed in the Bulletin of the Cold War International History Project
(Spring 1995 and Winter 1995).