There was, without doubt, a real threat to Western Europe during the Cold War. As a military intelligence analyst during the 1980s I believe my colleagues and I had a realistic view of, for example, the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany. This very strong army group was not a defensive alignment of military resources. It had one fairly obvious, glaring purpose -- to overrun Western Europe.
H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XX, No. 39
20 May 2019
Roundtable Editors: Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor: George Fujii
Ang Cheng Guan. Southeast Asia’s Cold War: An Interpretive History. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2018. ISBN: 9780824872571 (hardback, $68.00); 9780824873479 (paperback, $30.00).
H-Diplo Article Review
14 May 2019
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Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Manolis Koumas. “Cold War Dilemmas, Superpower Inﬂuence, and Regional Interests; Greece and the Palestinian Question, 1947-1949.” Journal of Cold War Studies 19:1 (2017): 99-124. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/JCWS_a_00719.
CALL FOR PAPERS: LSE-SCIENCES PO CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL HISTORY SEMINAR (HY510) - MICHAELMAS TERM 2019
We invite proposals for the Michaelmas term session of this year's LSE-Sciences Po Contemporary International History Seminar.