Science, Technology, and American Diplomacy: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report provides an overview of current U.S. international S&T policy; describes the role of the Department of State (DOS), the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other federal agencies; and discusses possible policy options for Congress. It focuses on international science and technology diplomacy, where American leadership in science and technology is used as a diplomatic tool to enhance another country's development and to improve understanding by other nations of U.S. values and ways of doing business.

Creator(s): Stine, Deborah D.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 20, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Stine, Deborah D.

Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 20, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report provides an overview of current U.S. international S&T policy; describes the role of the Department of State (DOS), the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other federal agencies; and discusses possible policy options for Congress. It focuses on international science and technology diplomacy, where American leadership in science and technology is used as a diplomatic tool to enhance another country's development and to improve understanding by other nations of U.S. values and ways of doing business.

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14 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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