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Want to ease tensions in the Middle East? Science diplomacy can help
June 27, 2016, David P. Hajjar
Science diplomacy can help countries in the Middle East and elsewhere solve on-the-ground challenges and improve standards of living for their citizens. But it can also lay groundwork for improving relations in a region often defined by tension (if not outright conflict) through functional, scientific cooperation that is less politicized.
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Brookings-Tsinghua Center, School of Public Policy and Management
Ross A. Hammond
Director, Center on Social Dynamics and Policy
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
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