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Editorial

The Making of a Science Diplomat

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 06.10.2013

How a science diplomat’s career was influenced by things he learned from his father: a shared commitment to solving a problem is the bedrock of a friendship, life is not linear, and change requires challenging the orthodoxy.

Article

The Latent Power of Health Cooperation in U.S.-Russian Relations

Health diplomacy has been a feature of U.S.-Russian relations since the Cold War.  Deeper engagement, with closer public and private sector cooperation, will alleviate global suffering and contribute to a more stable world.

Letter from the Field

From Berdsk to Burma

By Jason Rao - 12.06.2012

To end our first year, Science & Diplomacy introduces a new category, "Letter from the Field," to share more personal science diplomacy stories. In the first, Jason Rao recounts his experiences in engaging a former bioweapons facility in Russia.

Perspective

Nunn-Lugar: Science Cooperation Essential for Nonproliferation Efforts

By Richard G. Lugar - 03.09.2012

The Nunn-Lugar program demonstrates the importance of international scientific engagement in efforts to reduce the spread of dangerous weapons and material.

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