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Assassination As A Tool Of Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism Policies: A Primer Of Supporting Cognitions, Editor Sep 2001

Assassination As A Tool Of Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism Policies: A Primer Of Supporting Cognitions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Supporters of legitimizing assassination of terrorist leaders and operational cadre as a tool against terrorism may choose from a number of social cognitions, or beliefs. This article discusses several such social cognitions.


21st-Century Crusades And Demonizing Islam: Commentary On Inderfuth, Editor Sep 2001

21st-Century Crusades And Demonizing Islam: Commentary On Inderfuth, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comments on public discourse transmitted through Western-financed mass media that attempts to demonize variants of Islam--e.g., that of the Taliban.


Commentary On Psychological Warfare In The 21st Century, Editor Sep 2001

Commentary On Psychological Warfare In The 21st Century, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on 21st century challenges--threats and opportunities--to the practice of psychological warfare.


Psychological Profiles And The Intifada: Commentary On Sarhan And Al Khatib, Editor Aug 2001

Psychological Profiles And The Intifada: Commentary On Sarhan And Al Khatib, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques a psychological profile that was developed to help explain the ongoing Palestinian Intifada and that was written by two physicians working at a Jordanian psychiatric hospital.


Biological Warfare: Commentary On Chyba's Analysis, Editor Aug 2001

Biological Warfare: Commentary On Chyba's Analysis, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on Christopher Chyba's comparative analysis of biological and nuclear warfare.


Making Life And Taking Life: The Psychology Of Assassination In The Mideast, Editor Aug 2001

Making Life And Taking Life: The Psychology Of Assassination In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the variants of assassination through linguistic analysis of political conflict within and between Israel, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and a global context of nation-states and non-state political actors.


Democracy And Violence: A Review Of "The Democratic Experience And Political Violence", Editor Aug 2001

Democracy And Violence: A Review Of "The Democratic Experience And Political Violence", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article is a book review of The Democratic Experience and Political Violence. The book was co-edited by David Rapoport, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles and Leonard Weinberg, Foundation Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Highs And Lows: The Quest For A "Drug-Free" Olympics, Editor Aug 2001

Highs And Lows: The Quest For A "Drug-Free" Olympics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the quest to ensure that Olympic athletes perform without the benefits of performance-enhancing drugs.


Trends. Environmental Issues: Struggles To Think Globally, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. Environmental Issues: Struggles To Think Globally, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the difficulties of thinking globally in the context of environmentalism and environmental policy, even for proponents of environmental stewardship.


Trends. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Philosophy Without A Stone, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Philosophy Without A Stone, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses support for and opposition to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, or CTBT, for nuclear weapons.


Trends. Meanings And Words: Communication Catalysis And Reactivity In The Mideast, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. Meanings And Words: Communication Catalysis And Reactivity In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of public discourse and fact construction in the context of the conflict between the state of Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


Trends. The Privileged Status Of The Physical In Health Ideology: The Security Consequences Of Aids, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. The Privileged Status Of The Physical In Health Ideology: The Security Consequences Of Aids, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the importance of recognizing both physical and psychological factors of the AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) pandemic on security.


Trends. Trust And Diplomacy: Observations Of The New American President, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. Trust And Diplomacy: Observations Of The New American President, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the concept of trustworthiness in politics with the relationship between U.S. President George W. Bush and Russia's President Vladimir V. Putin as context.


The Psychology Of Tit For Tat In The Mideast And Throughout The World, Editor Jun 2001

The Psychology Of Tit For Tat In The Mideast And Throughout The World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the cognitive-behavioral heuristic of tit for tat as it applies to seemingly intractable political conflict.


Trends. A Peculiar Defense Logic: Why Terrorists Should Be Incarcerated Or Killed Without Trial, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. A Peculiar Defense Logic: Why Terrorists Should Be Incarcerated Or Killed Without Trial, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP editor discusses the logic/rationale behind the idea that convicted terrorists facing the death penalty should neither convicted nor face said penalty given that the soldiers are (or consider themselves to be) soldiers in a war.


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.


Trends. Of Missile Defense And Defense By Metaphor, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. Of Missile Defense And Defense By Metaphor, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the use of metaphor in public discourse, using the ABM Treaty and missile defense issues between Russian and the United States as context.


Trends. Diplomats Acting Badly In The 21st Century: Not Doing As Doing, Weakness As Strength, Ecce Reward, Editor May 2001

Trends. Diplomats Acting Badly In The 21st Century: Not Doing As Doing, Weakness As Strength, Ecce Reward, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the order of action vs. reward in twenty-first century diplomacy.


The Mind-Body Problem: A Tuberculosis/Tobacco Example, Editor May 2001

The Mind-Body Problem: A Tuberculosis/Tobacco Example, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates two conflicts between what is, perhaps, best for the mind and best for the body.


Trends. The Nature Of Security Agreements: An Example From The Nuclear Weapons Arena, Editor May 2001

Trends. The Nature Of Security Agreements: An Example From The Nuclear Weapons Arena, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of nuclear weapons security agreements, and the surrounding belief systems.


Ambiguity As Certainty: Taiwan And Us Military Aid, Editor May 2001

Ambiguity As Certainty: Taiwan And Us Military Aid, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores assertions as to the consequences of ambiguous versus unambiguous political communication.


Psychology And Missile Defense: Again Rising Like A Phoenix, Editor May 2001

Psychology And Missile Defense: Again Rising Like A Phoenix, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies several psychological Issues bearing on the latest ballistic missile defense policies of the United States Government.


Trends. Diplomacy, Time, And Conflict, Editor May 2001

Trends. Diplomacy, Time, And Conflict, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of time in the context of conflict, diplomacy, and conflict resolution.


Trends. Accountability In Security Organizations: The Case Of The United States Navy, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. Accountability In Security Organizations: The Case Of The United States Navy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Controversy surrounds the adjudication of the United States Navy (USN) commander whose submarine collided with and then sank a Japanese fishing boat in February 200l. The USN has Issued a letter of reprimand to the commander and is allowing him to leave the Navy with full pension based on his current rank, as opposed to authorizing a court-martial that would have rendered the commander liable to very serious criminal charges and sentences. At Issue have been the effects of the adjudication on military personnel aware of the adjudication.


Trends. The Psychology Of The Only Realistic Alternative: A Problem In The Mideast, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The Psychology Of The Only Realistic Alternative: A Problem In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the conflict between the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the State of Israel.


Trends. The United States, People's Republic Of China, And Apologies: Not Only Mind Games, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The United States, People's Republic Of China, And Apologies: Not Only Mind Games, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the meaningufulness of an official apology in the context of the United States - China(PRC) diplomatic relations.


The Talented Mr. Putin: International Judo, Editor Apr 2001

The Talented Mr. Putin: International Judo, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the successful foreign policy style of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia.


Terrorism As Defense, Defense As Terrorism, Editor Apr 2001

Terrorism As Defense, Defense As Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some definitional complexities of the construct terrorism.


Trends. The Ghost In The Machine: Is Bill Clinton Running Us Policy On China, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The Ghost In The Machine: Is Bill Clinton Running Us Policy On China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses aviation safety and the continuity of use/misuse of words by U.S. administrations, regardless of political affiliation.


Ibpp Research Associates: Macedonia, Anonymous, Editor Mar 2001

Ibpp Research Associates: Macedonia, Anonymous, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses what the anonymous author considers militant Albanian extremism.