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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Three Questions On Torture, Editor Sep 2003

Three Questions On Torture, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes three common questions intrinsic to public discourse on torture.


Trends. Facts And Fantasy On Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Facts And Fantasy On Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses perceptions of suicidal terrorism.


Trends. Suicidal Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Suicidal Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses why an established death penalty for terrorists who would, by their own actions, suicide might be appropriate.


The Link Between Poverty And Violent Conflict, J. Brian Atwood Sep 2003

The Link Between Poverty And Violent Conflict, J. Brian Atwood

New England Journal of Public Policy

The threat to the international system from the many forms of violent conflict, terrorism being the most prominent among them, is greater today than it was at the end of the twentieth century. This escalation of global conflict has been attributed to the breakup of the Soviet State, increasing ethnic tensions, weak governance at both the nation-state and international levels, and the rise of religious extremism. Each of these factors contributes to instability and the social tensions that lead to violence. It will be posited here that there is also a significant link between poverty and violent conflict, one that ...


War Is The American Way Of Life, Paul L. Atwood Sep 2003

War Is The American Way Of Life, Paul L. Atwood

New England Journal of Public Policy

The war against terror following the September 11 attack is in keeping with the long history of American foreign policy. Various “doctrines” issued by one president after another since the Monroe Doctrine of 1823 are really incremental expansions of that original statement of hemispheric dominance aimed at encompassing the entire globe. The westward expansion to the Pacific coast and beyond to the Philippines, Hawaii, and the interventions in the nations of Latin America are early stages in the development of American hegemony. After intervening in the First World War, Wilson tried to dictate the peace. The rest of the century ...


Trends. Psychological Research As Support From And Support For Terrorism, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Psychological Research As Support From And Support For Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the political psychological impact of terrorism.


Saudi Arabia’S Counterterrorist Rationale, Editor Sep 2003

Saudi Arabia’S Counterterrorist Rationale, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes United States public discourse on the authenticity of the Saudi Arabian government’s counterterrorism efforts.


Trends. The United States, Israel, And Parallelism In Counterterrorist Response, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. The United States, Israel, And Parallelism In Counterterrorist Response, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses and evaluates United States reactions to terrorist attacks, and US support for Israel in a political psychological context.


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.


Trends. Car Bomb Explosion And An Explosion Of Truths, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Car Bomb Explosion And An Explosion Of Truths, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses multiple political psychological aspects of the August 29, 2003 car bomb explosion adjacent to the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq


Trends. Why Humanitarian Workers Should Be Killed: A Perspective From Nietzschean Slave Morality, Editor Aug 2003

Trends. Why Humanitarian Workers Should Be Killed: A Perspective From Nietzschean Slave Morality, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses different views of the murders of United Nations humanitarian workers in Iraq – first, from a modern Western perspective, and, second, from the perspective of Friedrich Nietzsche as he considered the transvaluation of what is Good on the part of the powerless.


Trends. Psychologies Of Influencing Military Conflict And Terrorism, Editor Jun 2003

Trends. Psychologies Of Influencing Military Conflict And Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines leadership and attempts to prevent or resolve episodes of military conflict and terrorism.


Trends. Some Alternatives To The Clash Of Civilizations., Editor Apr 2003

Trends. Some Alternatives To The Clash Of Civilizations., Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the concept of cultural narratives in world of globalization from a political psychological perspective.


A Grenade Attack And The Fog Of War, Editor Mar 2003

A Grenade Attack And The Fog Of War, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the social psychological and political psychological contexts within which attributions of causality may have been constructed concerning a grenade attack within Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait, on the very early Sunday morning of March 23, 2003.


Trends. Iraq And The Implosion Of The Terrorism Construct, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. Iraq And The Implosion Of The Terrorism Construct, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses assorted definitions of terrorism to determine which definitions could practically be applied to military action as a way of reducing violence against United States military personnel in Iraq.


Political Authority And Social Cognitions On The War On Terrorism With Global Reach: Airport Security, Terrorism Contingent On A United States-Led Attack On Iraq, Smallpox Vaccinations, Editor Mar 2003

Political Authority And Social Cognitions On The War On Terrorism With Global Reach: Airport Security, Terrorism Contingent On A United States-Led Attack On Iraq, Smallpox Vaccinations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents analyses of three common social cognitions embraced by many representatives of political authority concerning aspects of the war on terrorism with global reach.


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.


Finding The Feathers In “Birds Of A Feather”: An Antiterrorist And Counterterrorist Dilemma In Profiling, Editor Feb 2003

Finding The Feathers In “Birds Of A Feather”: An Antiterrorist And Counterterrorist Dilemma In Profiling, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a significant challenge for intelligence analysts attempting to identify individuals, groups, and organizations that have joined, are joining, or will join forces in terrorist enterprises.


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.”


Suicide, Terrorism, And Suicidal Terrorism: Basic Assumptions, Editor Feb 2003

Suicide, Terrorism, And Suicidal Terrorism: Basic Assumptions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a statistically deviant perspective (among many self-professed counter terrorism experts) on the novelty and value of suicide, terrorism, and suicidal terrorism.


Trends. Security, Stigma, And Biological Weapons, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. Security, Stigma, And Biological Weapons, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the political psychology of security concerns pertaining to unclassified information relating to biological weapons and/or biosecurity and how it might be used to harm US security.


Psychological Profiling Of Terrorists: Recent Findings From Singapore On Jemaah Islamiyah, Editor Jan 2003

Psychological Profiling Of Terrorists: Recent Findings From Singapore On Jemaah Islamiyah, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article reviews the contemporary history of psychological profiling of terrorists and then relates this history to recent psychological profiling data on detainees who are allegedly members of a group that allegedly engages in terrorist behavior.


Trends. The 9/11 Commission: Personnel Selection And The Problem Of Caesar’S Wife, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. The 9/11 Commission: Personnel Selection And The Problem Of Caesar’S Wife, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discussed the controversial appointment of Henry Kissinger to the Commission to investigation and make recommendations concerning the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and his subsequent resignation from it. Of particular emphasis: the idea of being above reproach.