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Trends. The Paradise Hotel Bombing: Trouble In Judicial Paradise, Editor Dec 2002

Trends. The Paradise Hotel Bombing: Trouble In Judicial Paradise, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discussed the bombing of the Kenyan Hotel Paradise in November 2002, and the detention of suspects.


Context And Demonizing The I.R.A., Editor Nov 2002

Context And Demonizing The I.R.A., Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article questions a consensus that the I.R.A. is largely responsible for the recent suspension of Northern Ireland’s home-rule government by the United Kingdom.


Public Diplomacy And International Broadcasting As Antiterrorism Weapons: Philosophical Dilemmas, Editor Nov 2002

Public Diplomacy And International Broadcasting As Antiterrorism Weapons: Philosophical Dilemmas, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problematic assumptions in differentiating public diplomacy from international broadcasting as weapons against terrorism with global reach.


Trends. Disclosure Of Post-9-11 Arrestees And Maslow’S Hierarchy Of Needs, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Disclosure Of Post-9-11 Arrestees And Maslow’S Hierarchy Of Needs, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the Maslowian hierarchy of needs in the context of 9-11 terrorist attacks and the relationship between executive and judicial branches of American government.


Trends. Terrorist Brains, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Terrorist Brains, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the construct of biological reductionism in the context of the case of Red Army Faction member Ulrike Meinhof. For the author, overly emphasizing the biological aspects of Ms. Meinhof’s case might obscure legitimate grievances, and ultimately, lead to more cases of violence associated with terrorism.


The Recovery Of The Aviation Industry: The Aviation Security Challenge, Editor Nov 2002

The Recovery Of The Aviation Industry: The Aviation Security Challenge, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is based on a presentation made to the SAE 2002 World Aviation Congress on November 6, 2002 by the IBPP Editor. The article’s focus is on how representatives of the aviation industry need to think about aviation security to facilitate the industry’s economic recovery.


Trends. Getting Emotional On Nonlethal Weapons, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Getting Emotional On Nonlethal Weapons, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a significant biopsychosocial impediment to developing nonlethal weapons affecting emotional functioning.


Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a perspective for the controversy surrounding the appropriateness of killing and incarceration during a war on terrorism with global reach.


Trends. Sniping As Terrorism And Terrorism As Sniping, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Sniping As Terrorism And Terrorism As Sniping, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the possible terrorist context of sniper attacks perpetrated in the greater Washington, D.C. area in 2002, and the potential impact on global social cohesion.


Trends. Preemption Logics, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Preemption Logics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the idea and complexities of preemption in the context of 21st century global terrorism.


From The Pentagon: Public Statements On Intelligence, Editor Nov 2002

From The Pentagon: Public Statements On Intelligence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on public statements concerning intelligence by senior officials within the Department of Defense.


The Black And White Of Profiling: Sniping On The Sniper Case, Editor Nov 2002

The Black And White Of Profiling: Sniping On The Sniper Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the construct of profiling in the aftermath of the arrest of two suspects in the recent sniper attacks perpetrated in the greater Washington, D.C. area.


Personnel Security: Beyond Initial Screening And Selection To Career Aftermath, Editor Oct 2002

Personnel Security: Beyond Initial Screening And Selection To Career Aftermath, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes Issues pertaining to personnel security in the aftermath of an individual’s career with an organization.


Trends. Predicting An Iraqi Insurrection: A Contribution From Balance Theory, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. Predicting An Iraqi Insurrection: A Contribution From Balance Theory, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article evaluates the problematic of concept of enemies and supposed allies among supporters of a United States-led military intervention in Iraq.


Trends. When Governments Want Government To Change, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. When Governments Want Government To Change, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses regime change in Germany and Iraq in a political psychological context.


Thinking About Thinking In An Era Of Globalization: Implications For International Security, Editor Oct 2002

Thinking About Thinking In An Era Of Globalization: Implications For International Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies and critiques hypotheses concerning the impact of globalization on thinking and suggests consequences of thinking (reason, logic) as an epistemological tool of international security.


Trends. Fantasies, Death, And Violence, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. Fantasies, Death, And Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article examines violence and death in the context of the goals of international health organizations.


Trends. Predecisional Distortion: An Example Of Psychology Distorting Justice?, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. Predecisional Distortion: An Example Of Psychology Distorting Justice?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the concept of ‘Predecisional Distortion’ in the context of how juries make decisions.


Commentary On “Conditions For Success And Failures Of Denial And Deception: Democratic Regimes”, Editor Oct 2002

Commentary On “Conditions For Success And Failures Of Denial And Deception: Democratic Regimes”, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on an essay written by Mr. Walt Jajko. Mr. Jajko’s essay was itself a commentary on an article published in the book, Strategic Denial and Deception, the Twenty First Century Challenge, that was edited by Roy Godson and James J. Wirtz and published by Transaction Publishers (2002).

Mr. Jajko was formerly assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Oversight and director, Special Advisory Staff, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy within the United States Government (USG).


Trends. If You're So Right, Why Are We Sure You're So Wrong? Iraq, Free Riders, And Social Loafing, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. If You're So Right, Why Are We Sure You're So Wrong? Iraq, Free Riders, And Social Loafing, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses and evaluates public discourse surrounding the acceptability of militarily invading Iraq through a social psychological perspective. In social psychology, the research tradition for constructs such as free-riding and social loafing suggests that, wittingly or unwittingly, many political actors assume that the United States will act to address actual political threats in a certain way, and that they (the other political actors) can adopt contrarian ideological stances because they don’t have to address those same threats.


Trends. The Psychology Of Self-Preemptive Language And Action: Iraq And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. The Psychology Of Self-Preemptive Language And Action: Iraq And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the difficulties the Bush Administration encountered when attempting to sell the invasion of Iraq to the rest of the world. Language, action, and global perceptions are discussed.


Trends. Self-Esteem And Terrorism, Editor Sep 2002

Trends. Self-Esteem And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the role self-esteem plays in terrorist behavior. Analysis includes the application of Jennifer Crocker and Connie T. Wolfe’s views as presented in their 2001 Psychological Review article “Contingencies of self-worth” (Vol 108 (3), pp. 593-623).


Humiliation And Terrorism: Final Common Pathway Or Lowest Common Denominator?, Editor Sep 2002

Humiliation And Terrorism: Final Common Pathway Or Lowest Common Denominator?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes complexities in attributing a construct termed the primary causal factor to terrorist behavior perpetrated by espousers of variants of something called radical Islam against the interests of the United States Government (USG) and against something called the West.


The Double Edged Sword Of Disaster Psychology In The Context Of Terrorism, Editor Sep 2002

The Double Edged Sword Of Disaster Psychology In The Context Of Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes implicit assumptions, and clinical and political implications, of prescriptions for psychological services in the aftermath of terrorism-created disaster. The article is one of a series in IBPP that focuses on crisis psychology, stress management, and critical incident debriefing in an era of a United States Government (USG)-announced war on terrorism with global reach.


Iraqi Intelligence And Antiterrorism/Counterterrorism: A News Conference By Tahir Jalil Habbush Concerning Abu Nidal, Editor Sep 2002

Iraqi Intelligence And Antiterrorism/Counterterrorism: A News Conference By Tahir Jalil Habbush Concerning Abu Nidal, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores difficulties in preventing and resolving terrorist operations that are planned by one’s adversaries for implementation against one’s political entity.


The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor Sep 2002

The Societal Costs Of Surveillance: An Alternative View On Civil Liberties Constraints, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores some psychological phenomena bearing on the consequences of civil liberties constraints.


Trends. Confessions On Confessions In A War On Terrorism With Global Reach, Editor Sep 2002

Trends. Confessions On Confessions In A War On Terrorism With Global Reach, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the role of confessions in terrorism interrogations.


Trends. War On Personality And Personality And War: Comments On Nass And Lee (2002), Editor Sep 2002

Trends. War On Personality And Personality And War: Comments On Nass And Lee (2002), Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses another article – Identity and deconstruction, by Clifford Nass and Kwan Min Yee – published in volume 3 (2002) of Archives of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy in which the authors demonstrate that people reliably attribute personality characteristics to computer-synthesized speech, exploring the ramifications in a political psychological context.


9/11 Stress About Coping With 9/11 Stress, Editor Sep 2002

9/11 Stress About Coping With 9/11 Stress, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies paradoxes and conceptual difficulties with behavioral scientists and expert advice on coping with 9/11-related stress.


Threat And Threatening Language: Public Discourse On Iraq, Editor Sep 2002

Threat And Threatening Language: Public Discourse On Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the relationship of language, the construction of threat, and the constructor’s response to that which is constructed.