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Trends. Bombing Iraq: The Relativity Of Time, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. Bombing Iraq: The Relativity Of Time, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recent military attack on Iraq by the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK).


Explorations In Causality And Causal Attributions: Russians On The Murder Of Galina Starovoitova, Editor Dec 1998

Explorations In Causality And Causal Attributions: Russians On The Murder Of Galina Starovoitova, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates the complexities of attributing psychological import to causal attributions. The recent murder of a Russian psychologist/politician is employed as a socio-emotive backdrop.


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.


The Yale Political Quarterly 1998 December, The Politic, Inc. Dec 1998

The Yale Political Quarterly 1998 December, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


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.


Spying For Friends As An Unfriendly Act: Another Review Of The Pollard Case, Editor Nov 1998

Spying For Friends As An Unfriendly Act: Another Review Of The Pollard Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some negative consequences of an intelligence analyst from Country A providing classified information to allied Country B in an unauthorized fashion.


The Organization For Security And Cooperation In Europe And Its 2,000-Member Multinational Force: Doing Milosevic's Dirty Work, Editor Nov 1998

The Organization For Security And Cooperation In Europe And Its 2,000-Member Multinational Force: Doing Milosevic's Dirty Work, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses whether the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will be able to field all 2,000 members of the multinational force scheduled to observe Yugoslavian and Serbian Government forces in Kosovo.


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.


Trends. Countering The Proliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Just Whistling In The Dark, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. Countering The Proliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: Just Whistling In The Dark, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses how to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


Deconstruction Of Public Policy In The Aftermath Of The Wye Plantation Summit: Reaffirming A Nullification In The Palestinian National Charter Oct 1998

Deconstruction Of Public Policy In The Aftermath Of The Wye Plantation Summit: Reaffirming A Nullification In The Palestinian National Charter

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the Wye Memorandum prescription to proscribe the Palestinian National Charter's (PNC) written provisions to destroy the Israeli state. The analysis is based on both deontological and consequentialist positions. (Embry-Riddle University student Lou Adesso III provided the creative impetus for this article.)


Trends. The Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons And Economic Recession: Global Crises That Turn Right Thinking On Its Head, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons And Economic Recession: Global Crises That Turn Right Thinking On Its Head, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the impact of the end of the cold war on the rest of the world.


Trends. Declarations On Civil Rights, Freedom, And Social Justice: Chinese Sophistry And Sophistication, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. Declarations On Civil Rights, Freedom, And Social Justice: Chinese Sophistry And Sophistication, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses Chinese human rights advocates who have initiated the circulation of documents in regards to civil rights and social justice in the People's Republic of China.


The Yale Political Quarterly 1998 October, The Politic, Inc. Oct 1998

The Yale Political Quarterly 1998 October, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Trends. Dubious Editorial On "Dubious Decisions On The Sudan": A Counterterrorist And Intelligence Concern, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Dubious Editorial On "Dubious Decisions On The Sudan": A Counterterrorist And Intelligence Concern, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses an editorial in the September 23, 1998 Issue of The New York Times that describes the possible analytic fallacies in the United States Government's (USG) decision to target a pharmaceutical plant in the Sudan.


Trends. Mexico, Illicit Drugs, And Psychological Assessment: Reliability And Validity As Pipe Dreams, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Mexico, Illicit Drugs, And Psychological Assessment: Reliability And Validity As Pipe Dreams, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses top-level and elite law enforcement and criminal justice officials in Mexico seem to have been cooperating with illicit drug-trafficking organizations and the support that they get from the United States.


Trends. National Security Policy And Toleration For Ambiguity: Israel, Northern Ireland, North Korea, And The World, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. National Security Policy And Toleration For Ambiguity: Israel, Northern Ireland, North Korea, And The World, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses one of many dichotomies comprising the development, implementation, and evaluation of security policies that is between clarity and ambiguity.


Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this article, the author discusses the agreement that was announced, the United States and Russia, to quickly share data about the launch of ballistic missiles and space payloads.


The Birth Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Michael Cooper Sep 1998

The Birth Of The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, Michael Cooper

Michael D. Cooper, Esq.

This short article, written for an audience of U.S. based social science teachers, reviews the historical circumstances surrounding the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which the United Nations General Assembly adopted on December 10, 1948. The narrative focuses attention on the negotiating process and, in particular, Eleanor Roosevelt’s role as Chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, which drafted the landmark document.


Trends. Kosovo And The United Nations: A Paean For Application Of Psychological Research On Good Samaritanism, Editor Aug 1998

Trends. Kosovo And The United Nations: A Paean For Application Of Psychological Research On Good Samaritanism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia that is beginning to employ a team of investigators, lawyers, and analysts who may--ultimately--identify, prosecute, and deter war crimes in Kosovo, observers might wonder what's taking so long and why the United Nations hasn't focused more emphatically on the Serbian military, paramilitary, and police attacks on ethnic Albanian civilians in recent weeks. Answers might include difficulties in identifying the behavioral referents of war crime, fears that more determined intervention might deleteriously affect humanitarian aid to the many internal refugees, fears that humanitarian aid personnel might be further ...


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.


Reflection Moderation In The U.S. Senate On Economics, Social, And Foreign Policy, Brian E. Russell Aug 1998

Reflection Moderation In The U.S. Senate On Economics, Social, And Foreign Policy, Brian E. Russell

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis investigates reelection moderation in the U.S. Senate on economic, social, and foreign policy between 1983 and 1994. I test 3 hypotheses based on the assumption that senators moderate their voting records when seeking reelection to appeal to the median voter. My hypotheses are: (1) Both groups of senators will moderate on economic policy, but a larger percentage of Democrats will moderate than Republicans (2) A majority of Democratic senators will moderate on social policy, but only a small percentage of Republicans will moderate. (3) Less than a majority of both groups of senators will moderate on foreign ...


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. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses two recent events that underline a cognitive challenge for political authorities engaged in stemming the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


From The Movies To Malacañang: The Rise To Power Of Philippine President Joseph Estrada, Elizabeth J. Macapagal Jul 1998

From The Movies To Malacañang: The Rise To Power Of Philippine President Joseph Estrada, Elizabeth J. Macapagal

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article was written by Ma. Elizabeth J. Macapagal of Ateneo de Manila University, Republic of the Philippines. She brings at least three sources of expertise to her topic: formal training in the social sciences, a political intuition for the telling detail, and experiential/observational acumen and tradition as the granddaughter of former Philippine president, Diosdado Macapagal. (The article has undergone minor editing by IBPP).


Trends. The July 26 Elections: Ignoring The Political Psychology Of Cambodia, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. The July 26 Elections: Ignoring The Political Psychology Of Cambodia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the upcoming, July 26, 1998, Cambodian election.


Trends. Elections For The Northern Ireland Assembly: The Psychological Aftermath, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Elections For The Northern Ireland Assembly: The Psychological Aftermath, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses the impact of the elections in Northern Ireland on the Northern Ireland peace accords and other aspects of government.


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.


China's Conception Of Law For Hong Kong, And Its Implications For The Sar And Us-Prc Relations, Jacques Delisle Jul 1998

China's Conception Of Law For Hong Kong, And Its Implications For The Sar And Us-Prc Relations, Jacques Delisle

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. U.S. Foreign Policy And The People's Republic Of China: A Behaviorist Perspective, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Re-posted from November 8, 1998 [IBPP, Vol. 1, No. 2] in the context of the most current controversies in United States (US)-People's Republic of China (PRC) relations, the editor discusses foreign policy as it relates to China through the lens of behavioral psychology.