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Announcements, Editor Dec 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


Shootings In Iraq: A South Korean Response, Editor Dec 2003

Shootings In Iraq: A South Korean Response, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This author examines statements of South Korean president, Roh Moo Hyun, in the wake of the news of the November 30, 2003 killings of two South Korean civilian electrical workers in Iraq. The nature of terrorism as well as potential interpretations of the president’s statements are stressed.


What’S Special About Special Registration?, Editor Dec 2003

What’S Special About Special Registration?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses reasons why the Special Registration Program of the United States (US) Department of Homeland Security that required the fingerprinting, photographing, and interviewing of Muslim and Arab non-citizens within the US was problematic, evaluating the potential efficacy of the program in the process.


Lewdness, Sex, And Terrorism, Editor Dec 2003

Lewdness, Sex, And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the idea of punishing supervisory personnel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for sexual behavior.


Radical Islam, Liberal Islam, Muqtedar Khan Dec 2003

Radical Islam, Liberal Islam, Muqtedar Khan

Muqtedar Khan

This article extols the virtues of Liberal Islam and argues for the strategic compatibility of Liberal Islam and Liberal Democracy.


U.S. Policy Toward Strategic Asia Since September 11: Expanding Power Or Promoting Values?, Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang Dec 2003

U.S. Policy Toward Strategic Asia Since September 11: Expanding Power Or Promoting Values?, Vincent Wei-Cheng Wang

Politics Faculty Publications and Presentations

This paper examines the change and continuity of U.S. policy toward Strategic Asia after September 11 and discusses the impact of September 11 on regional security trends. The main arguments are: (1) the anti-terror war codenamed Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)-which successfully destroyed the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, dislodged the Taliban regime that provided Al-Qaeda with sanctuary in Afghanistan, and then turned to a "second front" in Southeast Asia-has advanced U.S. power and standing in Strategic Asia; (2) OEF constitutes a major ingredient in the emerging Bush Doctrine; (3) while the doctrine exemplified by OEF appears to follow realist ...


The Arms Trade In Russian-Chinese Relations: Identity, Domestic Politics, And Geopolitical Positioning, Robert H. Donaldson, John A. Donaldson Dec 2003

The Arms Trade In Russian-Chinese Relations: Identity, Domestic Politics, And Geopolitical Positioning, Robert H. Donaldson, John A. Donaldson

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

Why would a declining power help arm a neighboring and once-hostile rising power? Current international relations literature cannot explain relationships in which one powerful country contributes directly to its long-term relative decline in order to make smaller, short-term gains. This study focuses on one example, the Treaty on Good Neighborly Friendship and Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China, signed in Moscow on July 16, 2001. Presenting evidence that this alliance embodies a relationship that is based primarily on sales of arms from Russia to China, the authors argue that this association cannot be explained ...


The Eu And The Non-Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons: The Way To Thessaloniki And Beyond, Clara Portela Dec 2003

The Eu And The Non-Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons: The Way To Thessaloniki And Beyond, Clara Portela

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

This paper discusses EU policies against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The author states that at the beginning of the century, the EU began taking steps against the spread of nuclear weapons within its Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). In June 2003, the European Council adopted its first draft strategy against the proliferation of WMDs. In order to assess the significance of the strategy, the paper presents and evaluates the Union’s record in the field, reviews the strategy and makes suggestions as to how it can be improved.


Trends. The Cognitive Politics Of Threat Assessment, Editor Nov 2003

Trends. The Cognitive Politics Of Threat Assessment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the mission of the United States’ (US) independent commission investing the 9/11 attacks and the partial availability of data/evidence to that body as committee members attempted to carry out that mission.


Airports And Loci Of Aviation: Security Guidelines For Physical Design And Modification, Editor Nov 2003

Airports And Loci Of Aviation: Security Guidelines For Physical Design And Modification, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides guidelines for the design and modification of loci and aviation from a security perspective.


Announcements, Editor Nov 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


Terrorism, Hostages, And Stockholm Syndrome, Editor Nov 2003

Terrorism, Hostages, And Stockholm Syndrome, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques the construct of Stockholm syndrome as a viable explanation of hostage psychology in the context of a terrorist operation.


Announcements, Editor Nov 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


When The Risk Is Strategically And Operationally Insignificant, Editor Nov 2003

When The Risk Is Strategically And Operationally Insignificant, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses some of the dangers in labelling a risk as strategically and operationally insignificant in a security setting.


Motivation And Aviation As A Terrorism Target, Editor Nov 2003

Motivation And Aviation As A Terrorism Target, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the content and dynamics of terrorist motivation towards targeting aviation.


Terrorist Motivation And Preferred Aviation Targets, Editor Nov 2003

Terrorist Motivation And Preferred Aviation Targets, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the content and dynamics related to terrorist preference for aviation targets.


Weapons On Aircraft And Aviation Security, Editor Oct 2003

Weapons On Aircraft And Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents Issues to consider in developing aviation security policy on the deployment and employment of weapons on aircraft by aircrew and air marshals.


Trends. Legislation, Bias, And The Funding Of Security Technology And Services, Editor Oct 2003

Trends. Legislation, Bias, And The Funding Of Security Technology And Services, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the funding of security technologies and services, and the costs of potential bias in terms of legislation and procedures.


Identifying Terrorist Motivation And Psychopolitical Impediments To The War On Terrorism, Editor Oct 2003

Identifying Terrorist Motivation And Psychopolitical Impediments To The War On Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates how the psychopolitics of public discourse on motives of terrorists can impede successful antiterrorism programs.


Announcements, Editor Oct 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


Announcements, Editor Oct 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


Biometric, Psychometric, And Sociometric Profiling, Editor Oct 2003

Biometric, Psychometric, And Sociometric Profiling, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article articulates basic Issues in developing security-based profiling technologies.


Personnel Security And Leaking, Editor Oct 2003

Personnel Security And Leaking, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the impact of leaks on the viability of security organizations.


Announcements, Editor Oct 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.


Intelligence Support For Aviation Security, Editor Oct 2003

Intelligence Support For Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes an introduction to and critique of intelligence support for aviation security.


Terrorist Victims, Editor Oct 2003

Terrorist Victims, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the varied classes of terrorist victims affected by terrorist operations or their threat.


Data Mining And Mining Disasters: Terrorism Information Awareness, Editor Oct 2003

Data Mining And Mining Disasters: Terrorism Information Awareness, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies problems with data mining approaches to antiterrorism and counterterrorism.


The Psychology Of Intelligent Video Analysis, Editor Oct 2003

The Psychology Of Intelligent Video Analysis, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines issues surrounding software-enhanced video analysis in an intelligence context.


Counteracting Anti-United States Government Images In The Muslim World, Editor Oct 2003

Counteracting Anti-United States Government Images In The Muslim World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The Muslim World is both a social construct and a phenomenological concept—without geographical boundaries. But United States Government (USG) efforts to counteract USG negative images perceived by denizens of the Muslim World seem to be addressing the space-time of geography but not the social and phenomenological elements from which these images spring.


Announcements, Editor Oct 2003

Announcements, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.