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Editorial

Looking Forward to 2016

By E. William Colglazier - 12.16.2015

Science & Diplomacy’s new editor-in-chief, E. William Colglazier, discusses the Iran deal and the future of science diplomacy.  

Letter from the Field

Building the SciBridge between Africa and the United States

By Veronica Augustyn and John Paul Eneku - 12.16.2015

Two graduate students, an American and a Ugandan, who met at a research school in Ethiopia, have dedicated themselves to creating a way to foster more connections between U.S. and African scientists. 

Article

Unlocking Secrets of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By John I. Allen and Dennis L. Shung - 11.30.2015

A new partnership between U.S. and Chinese medical societies is poised to provide breakthroughs in the understanding of gastroenterological diseases, while serving as a blueprint for the role of scientific societies in the U.S.-China relationship. 

Article

“Collateral Duty Diplomacy”

By Matthew Lim and David Blazes - 09.21.2015

The U.S. Department of Defense's activities affect global health in surprising and effective ways, measured by both health metrics and political/strategic success.

Article

Approaches to Nuclear Cooperation

By Philip Baxter - 09.16.2015

The 123 Agreement recently re-signed by the United States and South Korea allows for continued nuclear cooperation and includes increased freedom for South Korea to expand its nuclear operations with implications for future nonproliferation efforts.

Editorial

Evolving Institutions for Twenty-First Century (Science) Diplomacy

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 06.30.2015

Institutions are adapting to the increasing influence of science and technology on international relationships.

Perspective

Scientific Drivers for Diplomacy

By Rush Holt - 06.29.2015

The ongoing globalization of science reinforces the need for the science community to play a driving role in advocating for policies that remove barriers and connect scientists internationally. 

Perspective

Building a Lasting Cuba-U.S. Bridge through Science

By Sergio Jorge Pastrana - 03.30.2015

Throughout the complicated Cuba-U.S. political and diplomatic history, the Academy of Sciences of Cuba developed strong science-based partnerships with U.S. institutions. 

Perspective

Academies of Science as Key Instruments of Science Diplomacy

By bringing together the major academies of the world, IAP is central to efforts to address science issues at a global scale and thus serves an important role in building international relations.

Article

The Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State

By Erica Pincus - 12.22.2014

Over fifteen years, four science and technology advisers have served the U.S. secretary of state, building science capacity in the department, offering advice on policy, and serving as liaisons to the scientific community.

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