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Spot Off: The Gao Takes On The Tsa’S Behavior Detection Program, Editor May 2010

Spot Off: The Gao Takes On The Tsa’S Behavior Detection Program, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recently Issued Efforts to Validate TSA’s Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program Underway, but Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Validation and Address Operational Problems (May 2010, GAO-10-763). This IBPP article will describe and comment on the main GAO findings and additional data on which the findings are based. The article will end with some basic challenges to behavior detection as a useful security measure.


Trends. Commentary On “The Influence Component Of Counterterrorism: A Systems Approach, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Commentary On “The Influence Component Of Counterterrorism: A Systems Approach, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the guiding principles for and challenges to a conceptual framework for deterring terrorism against the United States and its interests as presented by Paul Davis and Brian Jenkins in the Spring 2003 issue of Rand Review.


God And Man In The White House: Implications For Going To War, Editor Mar 2003

God And Man In The White House: Implications For Going To War, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights pertinent psychological research on the relationship between a national leader’s religious beliefs and that leader’s decision making on going to war.


Trends. Homeland Security And The Problem Of What Counts, Editor Feb 2003

Trends. Homeland Security And The Problem Of What Counts, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses and evaluates claims that “the Bush Administration’s policies and programs for homeland security…too sparsely [invest] in relevant initiatives.”


Trends. Quantitative Versus Qualitative Analysis, Nuclear Reactors, And Security, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. Quantitative Versus Qualitative Analysis, Nuclear Reactors, And Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the possibility of meaningful analysis pertaining to the possibility of terrorist threats against nuclear installations.


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. The Political Psychology Of Indications And Warnings: The Meaning Of "Information To Prevent Terrorist Attacks", Editor May 2002

Trends. The Political Psychology Of Indications And Warnings: The Meaning Of "Information To Prevent Terrorist Attacks", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses alleged availability to the FBI of actionable intelligence prior to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


Truth Serum And Terrorism, Editor May 2002

Truth Serum And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several epistemological--as opposed to ethical and moral--anxieties in administering drugs to individuals for the purpose of securing truths supporting the United States Government (USG)-declared war against terrorism with global research.


Trends. The Color Of Terror, Editor Mar 2002

Trends. The Color Of Terror, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates Homeland Security's color-coded national alert system.


Trends. Border Security Legislation, Terrorism-Sponsoring Nations, And Evil, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. Border Security Legislation, Terrorism-Sponsoring Nations, And Evil, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP editor discusses limiting temporary visas for visitors from alleged terrorism-sponsoring nations as a way of "tightening" the security of national borders.


Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor Oct 2000

Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the use of ideological terror by the United States (US) Republican presidential campaign in the wake of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.


Terrorists' Delight: The Soft Psychological Underbelly Of A Superpower In The Post-Cold War Era, Editor Jan 1999

Terrorists' Delight: The Soft Psychological Underbelly Of A Superpower In The Post-Cold War Era, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological vulnerabilities of the one remaining superpower that are being exploited by terrorist organizations--those that are state-sponsored and abetted and those sponsored and abetted by other political actors.


Adventures In Political Rhetoric: Terrorism And Assassination Policy, Editor Nov 1998

Adventures In Political Rhetoric: Terrorism And Assassination Policy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the language of recent United States Government communications related to the intent to assassinate Osama bin Laden, an alleged mastermind of terrorism operations.


Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Iii), James A. Kinnison May 1997

Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Iii), James A. Kinnison

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This is the third and final installment of an article by Mr. James A. Kinnison. Mr. Kinnison is a political science graduate student from the University of New Mexico and specializes in international relations and national security. This installment provides opinions on terrorism challenges for intelligence and law enforcement. (Correction from last week. The second installment’s note (xx) was left off the text. It is Vandenko, I. (November 16, 1995.) Kuda edut radioaktivnye konteynery iz Chechnya? Izvestiya, p. 2.


Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Ii), James A. Kinnison May 1997

Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face Of The Hydra (Part Ii), James A. Kinnison

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The second installment of this article by Mr. James A. Kinnison, political science graduate student from the University of New Mexico, who specializes in international relations and national security provides opinions on chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism. A version of this article was presented at the international academic conference on Science, Technology, and the 21st Century: New Eden or Armageddon? at Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma on March 21, 1997.