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Diplomacy CoverDiplomacy for the 21st Century (2015)
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July 31, 2015
A tale of two states
Science (Editorial)
The 2015 U.S. National Research Council (NRC) report Diplomacy for the 21st Century makes a convincing case to “embed a culture of science and technology throughout the U.S. Department of State.”

June 17, 2015
Diplomacy for the 21st Century
Foreign Affairs
To carry out its mission more effectively, the department should strengthen and continuously update its science and technology capabilities, says Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology Throughout the Department of State, a new report from the National Research Council.

June 10, 2015
State Dept. must boost science and technology capabilities to better address US interests
The State Department needs to take greater advantage of science and technology capabilities that can help the U.S. promote foreign policy, economic and national security interests as well as address complex global challenges such as cyber crime and climate change, according to a new report from the National Research Council.

June 9, 2015
Thomas Pickering, Former Under Secretary of State
Federal News Radio
A new study from the National Academies suggests a new and different future for the State Department — one in which science and technology are infused into diplomacy and statecraft.

June 5, 2015
Report: State Department needs to rethink use of tech
The National Research Council's report, “Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Embedding a Culture of Science and Technology throughout the Department of State.” In the coming years, developments affecting science and technology (S&T) will be plentiful.

June 4, 2015
Call to embed science in US foreign policy
Chemistry World – Royal Society of Chemistry
The role of science and technology should be significantly expanded throughout the US State Department given its importance to various key foreign policy issues such as climate change, according to a US National Research Council (NRC) report.

June 3, 2015
State Department Needs a Science and Technology Tune Up, Report Says
Science and technology remain undervalued in the State Department despite their increasingly important role in diplomacy, according to a National Research Council report released Tuesday.