September 2015


Thank You

By Vaughan C. Turekian - 09/08/2015

As he moves on to become the new science & technology adviser to the U.S. secretary of state, Vaughan Turekian reflects on his time as editor-in-chief of Science & Diplomacy.


Bridging the Chasm

By Daryl Copeland - 07/29/2015

Diplomacy and international policy require the incorporation of science and technology to address the world’s most pressing problems.


The Intersection of Science and Chemical Disarmament

By Beatrice Maneshi and Jonathan E. Forman - 09/21/2015

The Chemical Weapons Convention's implementing body, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, and its Scientific Advisory Board illustrate the relationship between science and disarmament.


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.


“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.