Science diaspora communities in the United States already play a critical role in fostering economic growth and solutions to global challenges, and U.S. diplomacy should support diaspora networks to help build a new architecture of cooperation.
Capacity Building and Development
Army Agriculture Development Teams, which harness technical expertise in the form of U.S. National Guard professional soldier-experts and use a community-based and bottom-up approach, may be instrumental to counterinsurgency and development efforts.
Regional Integration and Trade
By focusing on technology-driven exports and regional integration strategies, the Caribbean islands can build more dynamic and diversified economies and promote economic growth.