US Congress eyes science diplomacy programme - SciDev.Net: "US Congress eyes science diplomacy programme
18 March 2010 | EN
Obama's seminal address in Cairo last year kicked off the US science diplomacy agenda.
A prominent US congressman has proposed that the United States should set up a foreign policy programme to boost international scientific collaboration, especially with Muslim countries.
The Global Science Program for Security, Competitiveness, and Diplomacy Act of 2010 was introduced to the House of Representatives last week (10 March) by Howard L. Berman, Democratic representative and chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs."