September 2014

Article

The effectiveness and impact of international science advisory systems grows in importance as national and international governing bodies increasingly make decisions that rely on global knowledge and can have far-reaching consequences.

Editorial

New beginnings offer the opportunity to learn from history. In a more interconnected world science and technology becomes a more important driver for change.

Article

Health attachés, diplomats with in-depth public health knowledge, serve as the central node in the global health diplomacy network, connecting U.S. and foreign government health and non-health agencies with global health stakeholders.

Article

Web-based analytics, such as information from social media sources, is one new tool that is needed to complement traditional monitoring methods to help support future arms control treaties and other security agreements.

Perspective

A strategic platform that facilitates partnerships between U.S. and foreign academic institutions can help the United States sustain its scientific leadership, support national interests, address global challenges, and advance knowledge.