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Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor Dec 2000

Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes examples of agent provocateurs in the context of conflict between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA.)


Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Editor Nov 2000

Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes aspects of social cognition that may be implicated in conclusions about the degree of restraint attributed to acts of violence perpetrated by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) towards some individuals claiming the identity of Palestinians who live in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor Oct 2000

United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political psychological implications of ending the deployment of United States (US) military forces in the Balkans.


Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor Oct 2000

A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a number of double binds within double binds confronting Israeli governmental decision makers concerning political violence perpetrated by representatives, supporters, and exploiters of the Palestinian National Authority in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


Mirror Imaging And Ideology In Palestine, Editor Oct 2000

Mirror Imaging And Ideology In Palestine, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies ideological mirror imaging on the part of most United States (US) policymakers concerning the political cognitions of many Palestinian National Authority leaders, PNA supporters, and Arab and Islamic supporters and exploiters of the construct of Palestinian self-determination.


Ibpp Research Associates: Israel, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University Aug 2000

Ibpp Research Associates: Israel, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The is article is an interview with Dr. Nadav Morag, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978, Fax: +972-3-6409515. The interview was carried out by IBPP research associate Gil Grein, and it focused on United States Vice Presidential Candidate Joseph Lieberman's religious affiliation with Orthodox Judaism.


Trends. Why The United States Still Hasn't Shaken Its Vietnam Syndrome: The Case Of Iraq, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Why The United States Still Hasn't Shaken Its Vietnam Syndrome: The Case Of Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the the lingering presence of the Vietnam Syndrome - the idea that military successes seem to have little impact on the hearts and minds of large segments of a given country's population - in the United States' Operation DESERT STORM in Iraq.


A Place For Ahistoricism In The Mideast, Editor Aug 2000

A Place For Ahistoricism In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article advocates for an ahistoricism in conflict resolution between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).


Trends. Totem And Taboo: The Real Meaning Of Camp David Ii, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Totem And Taboo: The Real Meaning Of Camp David Ii, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses peace negotiations at Camp David between Israel, the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), and the United States, and taboos hindering any successful resolution as long as they remain hidden.


Trends. The Effects Of Televised Violence: Anecdotal Data From Lebanon, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. The Effects Of Televised Violence: Anecdotal Data From Lebanon, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the effects of televised violence in Lebanon, and its impact on both Hezbollah and Israeli Defense Forces.


Trends. Young Dr. Assad: Seeing Is Believing, The Child Is Father To The Man, Or The Father Of The Child Is The Father To The Man?, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Young Dr. Assad: Seeing Is Believing, The Child Is Father To The Man, Or The Father Of The Child Is The Father To The Man?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses predictions about national leadership based on early psychological challenges and modes of response, with Bashar al-Assad of Syria as an example.


Terrorism In The 21st Century: Are There Lessons To Be Learned From The Israeli Withdrawal From Southern Lebanon?, Editor Jun 2000

Terrorism In The 21st Century: Are There Lessons To Be Learned From The Israeli Withdrawal From Southern Lebanon?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the recent Israeli military withdrawal from southern Lebanon in the context of the efficacy of terrorism in the 21st century.


Ibpp Research Associates: Israel/Lebanon, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University May 2000

Ibpp Research Associates: Israel/Lebanon, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is an interview wherein the participants discuss the ramifications of pulling Israeli troops out of southern Lebanon. Conflict participants include: Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), Southern Lebanese Army (SLA), Hezbollah, and United Nations forces.


Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor May 2000

Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the potential political and military ramifications of Israel withdrawing its occupying forces from Southern Lebanon.


The Sudan Of The Three Niles: The Funj Chronicle, Heather J. Sharkey May 2000

The Sudan Of The Three Niles: The Funj Chronicle, Heather J. Sharkey

Departmental Papers (NELC)

P. M. Holt's The Sudan of the Three Niles is an annotated translation of the Funj Chronicle, a history of the Funj sultanate (1504–1821) based at Sennar, along the Blue Nile, and of the Turco-Egyptian regime that succeeded it at Khartoum. Along with the Tabaqat of Wad Dayf Allah (a biographical dictionary of Sudanese Muslim holy men compiled in the late 18th century), the Funj Chronicle is the most important Arabic source on the northern riverain Sudan in the Funj era, a period in which Islam was spreading widely and the region was developing its pronounced Arab–Islamic ...


Badi‘A Masabni, Artiste And Modernist: The Egyptian Print Media’S Carnival Of National Identity, Roberta Dougherty Apr 2000

Badi‘A Masabni, Artiste And Modernist: The Egyptian Print Media’S Carnival Of National Identity, Roberta Dougherty

Robin Dougherty

Badia Masabni, pioneering star of Egyptian cafe life, and satire of contemporary Egyptian politics and society in the 1930s publication "al-Ithnayn."

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Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tension between the rule of law and democracy vs. religious authority in the context of international relations between the United States and Iran.


Cultural Sensitivity As Malign Attribution: The United Nations And Planning For Arms Inspections In Iraq, Editor Apr 2000

Cultural Sensitivity As Malign Attribution: The United Nations And Planning For Arms Inspections In Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a subtext of United Nations (UN) planning for arms inspections in Iraq.


Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor Apr 2000

Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes attributions about race and ethnicity that color the discourse on the ethics, morality, and legality of profiling.


Trends. Syria, Lebanon, And Israel: Is There A Psychological Difference Between The Abusive And The Abused?, Editor Mar 2000

Trends. Syria, Lebanon, And Israel: Is There A Psychological Difference Between The Abusive And The Abused?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the psychological difference between abusers and the abused in the context of relations between Israel and Syria as well as Indonesia and East Timor. The concept of control is also discussed.


Apologies For Apologies Towards Iran And By The Vatican, Editor Mar 2000

Apologies For Apologies Towards Iran And By The Vatican, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological difficulties in making apologies for past misbehavior in the political world.


Trends. Civilians And Meanings Of Collateral Damage: Hezbollah And Israel, Editor Feb 2000

Trends. Civilians And Meanings Of Collateral Damage: Hezbollah And Israel, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses Israeli government attacks on Lebanon, which wounded Lebanese civilians and destroyed materiel infrastructure. The idea of collateral damage is the article's focus.


Aviation Security: An Analysis Of Opposition To Evaluating Racial Profiling Ii, Editor Jan 2000

Aviation Security: An Analysis Of Opposition To Evaluating Racial Profiling Ii, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a further elaboration of last week's IBPP article on the Arab American Institute (AAI)'s opposition to the Department of Transportation's (DOT) initiative to evaluate the discriminatory impact of the Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening Program (CAPPS). It is based on an IBPP interview with the AAI President, James Zogby.


Aviation Security: An Analysis Of Opposition To Evaluating Racial Profiling, Editor Jan 2000

Aviation Security: An Analysis Of Opposition To Evaluating Racial Profiling, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes a public rationale for opposing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to evaluate the discriminatory impact of the FAA's own Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System.


When Peacekeeping Is Not Peacemaking: Syrian-Israeli Negotiations At Shepherdstown, Editor Jan 2000

When Peacekeeping Is Not Peacemaking: Syrian-Israeli Negotiations At Shepherdstown, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article contrasts peacekeeping and peacemaking not only as distinct denotations but also as functional antitheses.


Trends. Syria, Israel, And The Power Of Money, Editor Jan 2000

Trends. Syria, Israel, And The Power Of Money, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article the political psychology and role of aid in the Middle East, focusing on the conflict between Israel and Syria.


Review Of Galit Hasan-Rokem (Guest Editor), Folk Culture And Popular Culture. Theory And Criticism: An Israeli Forum, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 2000

Review Of Galit Hasan-Rokem (Guest Editor), Folk Culture And Popular Culture. Theory And Criticism: An Israeli Forum, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

At a time when folklorists flounder in America, they flourish in Israel. Being under the perennial threat of department closures, American folklorists have ventured into the fields of public folklore that politicians have mined. In contrast, in Israel, while making slow and modest progress at the universities, folklorists have joined forces with non-academic intellectuals and scholars in other disciplines to present before the public their latest research analyses and their explorations of new directions. Theory and Criticism ("Teoria unikoret") is one of Israel's leading forums for ideas and scholarship. It is an interdisciplinary journal that appeals to a growing ...


Review Of Hayyim Pesah And Eli Yassif, The Knight, The Demon And The Virgin: An Anthology Of Hebrew Stories From The Middle Ages, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 2000

Review Of Hayyim Pesah And Eli Yassif, The Knight, The Demon And The Virgin: An Anthology Of Hebrew Stories From The Middle Ages, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

In the currently charged world of Israeli public opinion, the publication of this book is a political act. The editors have crammed well known medieval Hebrew texts into a cheap, paperback format, using paper the acidity of which is more fitting for traditional "folk books" than for typical scholarly tomes designed for the library shelf. In this book readers will encounter the classics of Jewish folk literature--such as "The Story of the Jerusalemite," "Joseph Della Reina," and principle texts from Hebrew medieval romance literature such as "The Alexander Romance," a selection of "Tales of Sendebar," and a "Hebrew Arthurian Romance ...