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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. 


“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.


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.

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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.

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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. 


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. 


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.


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.


Intergovernmental Scientific Networks in Latin America

By Marga Gual Soler - 12.22.2014

The Ibero-American Programme for Science, Technology and Development and the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research are two instructive approaches to strengthening regional scientific capacity and relationships.   


The Partnership of Scientists and Diplomats

By Alan Leshner - 12.22.2014

Alan Leshner, the departing chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, publisher of Science & Diplomacy), reflects on the importance of engaging the science community in science diplomacy. 

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