Book Discussion: Cold War Radio by Mark Pomar

Photo Courtesy: University of Nebraska Press
Photo Courtesy: University of Nebraska Press


Mark Pomar in his new book Cold War Radio (University of Nebraska Press, 2022) analyses how the United States waged the Cold War through the international broadcasting of Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.



Pomar who served in senior positions at VOA and RFE/RL from 1982 to 1993, would discuss the significance of radio systems during the Cold War ranging from US foreign policy to repositories of independent Russian culture, literature, philosophy, religion, and the arts to the US-Soviet relations and the global Cold War. Apart from his groundbreaking analysis on the theme, Pomar will also discuss the Russia-Ukraine crisis, modern great power rivalry, US-China relations, modern communication strategies and prospects of information and cyber warfare in current society.



Mark Pomar

Senior Fellow, Clements Center for National Security, University of Texas, Austin;

Former President, IREX



Soumava Basu

Soumava Basu

President and Founder, CGC


Federico Alistair D’Alessio

Research Director, The Cold War Project


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