This short article in the Science Magazine set the tone early on. The two-pager was among the first publications that drafted a Science Diplomacy strategy for the United States and in that illustrated the American soft power approach to this field in the beginning of the debate. The article pronounces the rationale behind the promotion of the concept at that time, linking it to the unique situation of US foreign policy in the first decade of the 2000’s.
Lord, K.M., Turekian, V.C. (2007). Time for a New Era of Science Diplomacy. In Science, 315(5813), pp.769-770. DOI: 10.1126/science.1139880