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Engineering & Foreign Policy
June 1, 2004 Volume 34 Issue 2
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  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    AuthorSiegfried S. Hecker

    A U.S. delegation was shown North Korea’s nuclear facilities.

    I was somewhat startled when my North Korean host asked me, "Do you want to see our product?" I responded, "You mean the plutonium?" When he nodded, I said "sure." Scientists and engineers often ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    AuthorNorman P. Neureiter

    We need engineering-literate people in the policy-making arena.

    During my recently completed three-year tenure as the first science and technology adviser to the secretary of state, I got my comeuppance one day as I addressed a group at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). As part of the ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    AuthorBernard Amadei

    Engineers have a collective responsibility to improve the lives of people around the world. 

    The world is becoming a place in which the human population (which now numbers more than six billion) is becoming more crowded, more consuming, more polluting, more connected, and in many ways less ...

  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    AuthorLewis M. Branscomb

    The author makes a case for bilateral counterterrorism projects.

    Terrorism is a very old threat to established societies, most frequently from groups with political agendas (such as the IRA) or individuals with idiosyncratic motives for violence against the societies in which they live (such as ...