About the Authors: A Cardboard Castle? An Inside History of the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1991
ed. by Vojtech Mastny and Malcolm Byrne (Budapest: Central European Press, 2005)
Vojtech MASTNY is a Senior Fellow at the National Security Archive, where he coordinates the Parallel History Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact (PHP). He has been a professor at Columbia University, the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Boston University, and US Naval War College, among other institutions. He has written on European international history in the 20th century and his latest book, The Cold War and Soviet Insecurity, won the American Historical Association’s George L. Beer Prize.
Malcolm BYRNE is Director of Research at the National Security Archive where he coordinates a program involving Russian and East European scholars in documentary research, conference preparation and publications relating to the Cold War. He serves as Editor of CEU Press’ National Security Archive Cold War Reader series, of which this volume is a part. Most recently, he co-edited the volume, The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: A History in Documents, for the series. He has lectured at numerous universities in the United States, as well as in Europe and Russia.