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Profiling Profiling And Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Sep 2001

Profiling Profiling And Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes chronic flaws in developing profiles that are intended to help prevent or minimize suicidal terrorism.


Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense As Obsession: A Psychological Hypothesis, Editor Sep 2001

Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense As Obsession: A Psychological Hypothesis, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a psychological rationale for extremely strong support of an anti-ballistic missile defense.


Is There A Conservative Case Against Racial Profiling?, Editor Sep 2001

Is There A Conservative Case Against Racial Profiling?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes contentions that a politically conservative case can be made against racial profiling.


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.


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.


Trends. Personnel Security And Counterintelligence: No Evidence Of Racial Bias As Racism, Editor Aug 2001

Trends. Personnel Security And Counterintelligence: No Evidence Of Racial Bias As Racism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the concepts of race and racial bias in the context of espionage investigations carried out by the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


Counter-Intelligence On Espionage In The People's Republic Of China, Editor Aug 2001

Counter-Intelligence On Espionage In The People's Republic Of China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the consensual Western perception that many allegations of espionage made by the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) are violations of universal human rights.


Magic Treaties: Public Discourse On Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor Jul 2001

Magic Treaties: Public Discourse On Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores public discourse on the fate of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty in the context of developing ballistic missile defenses.


Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor Jul 2001

Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the psychology of weapons possession in the context of political conflict in Northern Ireland.


Trends. Colombian Rebels And Elite Interests: Rights And Wrongs On Human Rights, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. Colombian Rebels And Elite Interests: Rights And Wrongs On Human Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and analyzes the reactions of elites to rebel actions (e.g., human rights violations, other violent actions) in Colombia.


Personology, Profiling, And The Terrorist, Editor Jun 2001

Personology, Profiling, And The Terrorist, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies problems in common approaches to capturing the psychological essence of the terrorist.


Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part I, Ayla H. Schbley Jun 2001

Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part I, Ayla H. Schbley

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comes in two parts - the article and the notes.

Article abstract: To get hostages released without harm requires a national policy committed to that principle. With that in mind, there needs to be an understanding of the perpetrators' "objective view" of reality. These views have political, economic, psychological, cultural, ethno-religious and perceptual dimensions. Those multivariate dimensions of any hostage situation mandate policies that should be based on law enforcement and military perspectives, in order to be flexible enough to permit their consideration and continuously evaluate their national and international implications.

Part II: Notes and bibliography for Part I ...


Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part Ii, Ayla H. Schbley Jun 2001

Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part Ii, Ayla H. Schbley

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comes in two parts - the article and the notes.

Article abstract: To get hostages released without harm requires a national policy committed to that principle. With that in mind, there needs to be an understanding of the perpetrators' "objective view" of reality. These views have political, economic, psychological, cultural, ethno-religious and perceptual dimensions. Those multivariate dimensions of any hostage situation mandate policies that should be based on law enforcement and military perspectives, in order to be flexible enough to permit their consideration and continuously evaluate their national and international implications.

Part II: Notes and bibliography for Part I ...


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.


Politics, Childhood Sexual Abuse, And Science Abuse, Editor Jun 2001

Politics, Childhood Sexual Abuse, And Science Abuse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the latest political developments concerning the scientific analysis of childhood sexual abuse.


Organizational Demonization: The Fbi As Sinner, Editor May 2001

Organizational Demonization: The Fbi As Sinner, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several descriptive attributions that might "explain" the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) not providing all available information relevant to criminal cases to parties legally authorized to receive such information.


The Politics Of Changing Sexual Orientation, Editor May 2001

The Politics Of Changing Sexual Orientation, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies cognitions of value that permeate political discourse on the scientific validity of intentionally changing sexual orientation via clinical methods.


Profiling Racial Profiles: Challenges From Political Discourse, Editor May 2001

Profiling Racial Profiles: Challenges From Political Discourse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems in evaluating the validity and appropriateness of racial profiles based on reactance with political discourse on such profiles.


Profiles Of Racial Profiling: Current Trends, Editor May 2001

Profiles Of Racial Profiling: Current Trends, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes very different meanings of the construct racial profiling that are often not adequately identified and parsed in political dialogue.


Trends. An Equal Opportunity For Atrocity, Editor May 2001

Trends. An Equal Opportunity For Atrocity, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the possibility of creating profiles for those who commit atrocities.


Is Science Ever Science? The Politics Of Child Care, Editor Apr 2001

Is Science Ever Science? The Politics Of Child Care, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political behavior of psychologists in the carrying out of scientific tasks.


Political Psychology In Yugoslavia: An Overview, Natasa Bajic, Editor Apr 2001

Political Psychology In Yugoslavia: An Overview, Natasa Bajic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article (with minimal editing by IBPP) has been written by a new IBPP Regional Editor, Natasa Bajic, a psychologist who resides in Serbia. In the article, she provides an overview of political psychology within Yugoslavia.


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. Cognitive Dissonance And Conflation Of Patriotism And Political Advocacy: On The Secrecy Of The Intelligence Budget, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. Cognitive Dissonance And Conflation Of Patriotism And Political Advocacy: On The Secrecy Of The Intelligence Budget, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the views of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) regarding the budgeting practices of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).


More Spy Games: A Problem With Credibility Of Sources For Counterintelligence And Personnel Security, Editor Mar 2001

More Spy Games: A Problem With Credibility Of Sources For Counterintelligence And Personnel Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies implications of recent meta-evaluations of psychological assessment methods for attempts at identifying individuals who are committing treason or otherwise violating security policies.


Drugged: Research And Policymakers Confronting Illicit And Illegal Drugs, Editor Mar 2001

Drugged: Research And Policymakers Confronting Illicit And Illegal Drugs, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the application of research on policies towards illicit and illegal drugs.


Facilitating Communications And Murder: Operation Condor And United States Complicity, Editor Mar 2001

Facilitating Communications And Murder: Operation Condor And United States Complicity, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores levels of United States Government (USG) complicity during the late 1970s in the murder of individuals alleged to have been left-wing opponents of South American, right-wing, authoritarian governments.


Trends. China And Homosexuality: The Politics Of Security, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. China And Homosexuality: The Politics Of Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the removal of homosexuality from a list of mental illnesses by the Chinese Psychiatric Association (CPA) in the context of international security.


Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. Spinning Buddhas, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the March 2001 destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan by the Taliban.