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The Internet And Political Campaigns: Some Early Considerations, Editor Dec 1998

The Internet And Political Campaigns: Some Early Considerations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides hypotheses on the effects of the Internet on political campaigns. The IBPP staff hopes that researchers among its readers will attempt to evaluate these hypotheses through combinations of empiricism, rationalism, and other epistemological approaches.


An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor Dec 1998

An Update On Sex And Politics, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies some of the common psychological phenomena related to sexual allegations against political leaders.


Trends. Trafficking In Drug Trafficking: The United States Government Searches For New Military Operating Locations And Basing Sites In South America, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. Trafficking In Drug Trafficking: The United States Government Searches For New Military Operating Locations And Basing Sites In South America, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the interdiction approach to counter drug trafficking.


Trends. Straight Talk On Why Saddam Hussein Can't Go Straight, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. Straight Talk On Why Saddam Hussein Can't Go Straight, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses Saddam Hussein's inability to give up nuclear weapons development.


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.


Hot Air About Heat-Trapping Gases: Causal Attributions And Global Warming Policy, Editor Nov 1998

Hot Air About Heat-Trapping Gases: Causal Attributions And Global Warming Policy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the psychology of causal attributions concerning the merits of the United States Government signing the Kyoto Protocol and of two main operational mechanisms for controlling emissions of heat-trapping gases.


Trends. United States Government Policy In Iraq: Killing, Killing, Or Killing?, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. United States Government Policy In Iraq: Killing, Killing, Or Killing?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses imminent military attacks in Iraq, discussing potential impact on the country as well as on Saddam Hussein.


Motivational Impediments And Multilateral Inspections: The Case Of Unscom, Editor Nov 1998

Motivational Impediments And Multilateral Inspections: The Case Of Unscom, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes impediments to multilateral inspections that are sanctioned by a multilateral political entity to proscribe the development, production, storage, deployment, and employment of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. A Strategic-Moral Calculus: For The Mathematically Or Morally Challenged?, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. A Strategic-Moral Calculus: For The Mathematically Or Morally Challenged?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the strategic-moral calculus that confronts the United States Government (USG) on many fronts.


Trends. Clinton/Lewinsky, Star Chambers, The Starr Report: E Pluribus Unum Or E Uno Plures?, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Clinton/Lewinsky, Star Chambers, The Starr Report: E Pluribus Unum Or E Uno Plures?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the effect of lying on the presidency and impeachment.


Trends. Missile Defense Legislation: Script Analysis And The Real Issue, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Missile Defense Legislation: Script Analysis And The Real Issue, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the United States (U.S.) Senate vote that came one shy of ending a filibuster related to blocking legislation that would require establishing a national defense against long-range missiles as soon as the technology becomes available.


Rationales And Rationalizations: United States Government Policy Towards Iraqi Noncompliance With United Nations-Mandated Inspections And Monitoring, Editor Aug 1998

Rationales And Rationalizations: United States Government Policy Towards Iraqi Noncompliance With United Nations-Mandated Inspections And Monitoring, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies apparent inconsistencies in United States Government explanations for its current policy towards Iraqi noncompliance with the inspection and monitoring requirements of the United Nations. The article then posits an explanation for these inconsistencies in explanation.


Trends. Sex And The Totemic Presidency, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. Sex And The Totemic Presidency, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the dynamics of the Lewinksky-Clinton relationship to the United States Presidency.


Trends. A Stain On The Red, White, And Blue: Sex And United States (U.S.) Foreign Policy, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. A Stain On The Red, White, And Blue: Sex And United States (U.S.) Foreign Policy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the impact of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal on Bill Clinton's foreign policy


The United States House Of Representatives And The International Monetary Fund: Cognitions And Miscognitions, Editor Jul 1998

The United States House Of Representatives And The International Monetary Fund: Cognitions And Miscognitions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a brief cognitive analysis of rationales for not supporting the allocation of $18 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Humane And Inhumane Rights: President Clinton's Trip To China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses President Clinton's performance in China as one that variously exacerbated, paid lip service to, discounted, and/or ignored the human rights violations of his hosts.


Why Bulworth Is Bullfull May 1998

Why Bulworth Is Bullfull

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article reviews the film Bulworth and uncovers its politically conservative messages.


Trends. Campaign Funds, Satellite And Missile Technology, And The People's Republic Of China: The Real National Security Problem, Editor May 1998

Trends. Campaign Funds, Satellite And Missile Technology, And The People's Republic Of China: The Real National Security Problem, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses a potential national security problem concerning a myriad of stories about (1) Chinese military intelligence funneling funds to the Democratic National and (2) antecedent, concurrent, and/or subsequent decisions to facilitate Chinese launching of US commercial satellites; and (3) the consequences of (1) and (2).


Cognitive Complexity And The International Monetary Fund: An $18 Billion Question May 1998

Cognitive Complexity And The International Monetary Fund: An $18 Billion Question

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two common political positions on the Clinton Administration's proposal to allocate an additional $18 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and then offers a less common position. The three positions may be differentiated by the psychological construct of cognitive complexity.


Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Companies, Anti-Tobacco Tax Policies, And International Security May 1998

Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Companies, Anti-Tobacco Tax Policies, And International Security

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates how governmental tax policymakers are an insignificant threat to tobacco companies. Security implications are alluded to--viz., company relationships with illicit trafficking organizations, the health of populations, and tax policies towards illegal drugs if the last were to become legal.


Trends. Nato Expansion And Rabelais: Approaching The United States Senate Vote, Editor May 1998

Trends. Nato Expansion And Rabelais: Approaching The United States Senate Vote, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the US Senate vote, that will soon be happening, on whether to expand NATO by adding the countries of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary.


Psychology Of Sex: The Evolutionary Scandals Apr 1998

Psychology Of Sex: The Evolutionary Scandals

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the rudiments of evolutionary psychology as they pertain to the incidence and prevalence of sex scandals and their political consequences.


Trends. Warranted Dogmatism Against The Closed Mind: Preliminary Look At The Intelligence Agency's (Cia) Groat Case, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. Warranted Dogmatism Against The Closed Mind: Preliminary Look At The Intelligence Agency's (Cia) Groat Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this article, the author analyzes the arrest of former CIA employee, Douglas F. Groat.


The Political Essence Of Jungian Psychology: Thoughts On The Death Of Marie-Louise Von Franz Mar 1998

The Political Essence Of Jungian Psychology: Thoughts On The Death Of Marie-Louise Von Franz

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article posits that a democratic, nonracist politics permeates Jungian psychology.


Trends. Human Rights In The People's Republic Of China: On Rewards And Leverage, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Human Rights In The People's Republic Of China: On Rewards And Leverage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the Clinton administration's announcement that it will not sponsor this year's resolution before the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva that would condemn the People's Republic of China (PRC) for human rights violations.


Trends. A Strategic Defense Initiative Against Biological Warfare: Sense? Nonsense? Mal Vu, Mal Dit?, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. A Strategic Defense Initiative Against Biological Warfare: Sense? Nonsense? Mal Vu, Mal Dit?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) that was initiated by United States (US) President Ronald Reagan during his first term.


Trends. Injustice Through Justice Within The Ins And The Fbi: Fertile Territory For Information, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Injustice Through Justice Within The Ins And The Fbi: Fertile Territory For Information, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the quest for justice, in which policymakers, legislators, and those who seek to influence them sometimes seek to effect mandatory sequences of adjudicative procedure upon allegations of misbehavior.


Trends. The Phallic Presidency, Editor Feb 1998

Trends. The Phallic Presidency, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the illicit behavior of many of America's presidents.


Weapons Of Mass Destruction: A Psychological Commentary Feb 1998

Weapons Of Mass Destruction: A Psychological Commentary

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a comprehensive approach to identifying psychological consequences of weapons of mass destruction, as well as psychological methods that can be employed to influence these consequences. This description should be viewed in the context of the quest to achieve political objectives that underlie military intervention and its threat.


Trends. United States Government (Usg) Policy Towards Cuba: Holier Than The Pope?, Editor Feb 1998

Trends. United States Government (Usg) Policy Towards Cuba: Holier Than The Pope?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the failing policy of sanctions against the Cuban government.