Scientific Cooperation, State Conflict : The Roles of Scientists in Mitigating International Discord

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Edition: 1st
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01
Publisher(s): New York Academy of Sciences
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Rodney W. Nichols
Allison L. C. De Cerreno
Preface xi
Alexander Keynan
Part I: Introduction
The Political Impact of Scientific Cooperation on Nations in Conflict: An Overview
Alexander Keynan
Part II: Cases
Scientific Cooperation as a Bridge Across the Cold War Divide: The Case of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Alan McDonald
The Role of Seismologists in Debates over the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Gregory E. Van Der Vink
The Role of Scientists in Normalizing U.S.--China Relations: 1965-1979
Kathlin Smith
Scientific Cooperation and Conflict Management in U.S.--China Relations from 1978 to the Present
Richard P. Suttmeier
Nuclear Cooperation in South America: The Role of Scientists in the Argentine-Brazilian Rapprochement
Paulo S. Wrobel
John R. Redick
Part III: Reflections
Scientific Cooperation in Agriculture and Medical Research as a Means for Normalizing Relations between Egypt and Israel
Alexander Keynan
Dany Shoham
The Influence of Palestinian-Israeli Academic Encounters on the Peace Process
Dany Shoham
The Role of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Normalizing Israeli-German Relations
Hanan Bar-On
The Impact of Pugwash on the Debates over Chemical and Biological Weapons
J.P. Perry Robinson
Part IV: Thoughts and Commentary
International Conflicts over Environment: Scientists' Roles and Opportunities
Jesse H. Ausubel
Responses The Scientist's Role in Conflict Prevention
The Means Through which Scientists Can Contribute to Conflict Prevention
Alexander Keynan
Scientists' Social Responsibility
Jean-Jacques Salomon
Science and the State
Fareed Zakaria
Reports on the Breakout Sessions
Seismology and the CTBT Negotiations
Susan Raymond
Response to the CTBT Discussion
Wolfgang P. Panofsky
IIASA and Building Brides
Klaus L. Gottstein
South American Nuclear Cooperation
Allison L. C. De Cerreno
China--U.S. Cooperation
John Temple Swing
Palestinian-Israeli Cooperation
Sam Lewis
Israeli-Egyptian Cooperation
Robert B. Abel
Response to the Discussion on Arab--Israeli Cooperation
Mahmoud M. Mahfouz
Cross-Cutting Issues and Lessons Learned
Alexander Keynan
Index of Contributors 281

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