National Security and International Affairs Division

OSTP's National Security and International Affairs Division leads the White House effort to use science and technology in the service of our national security, and to shape and coordinate international cooperation in S&T. The national security agenda includes: defense technology investments in an era of downsizing; technical aspects of arms control and nonproliferation policy; technology transfer and related export control policies; and intelligence technology; The international agenda includes: using U.S. foreign policy objectives; strengthening American S&T in the context of an increasingly interdependent world; using international cooperation in S&T to support economic goals; and enhancing international cooperation in large-scale science programs.

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Jane Wales
Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs

Relevant OSTP Publications and Testimony:

The U.S. - Russia Inventory of Informatics Initiatives

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