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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).


From The Ibpp Research Associates. Venezuela: Sharon Reimel De Carrasquel, Sharon Reimel De Carrasquel Dec 1998

From The Ibpp Research Associates. Venezuela: Sharon Reimel De Carrasquel, Sharon Reimel De Carrasquel

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recently held presidential election in Venezuela.


Trends. The Inside Threat To The Outsider: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Frias, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. The Inside Threat To The Outsider: Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Frias, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the political strategy of running for political office as an "outsider" in representative democracies.


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.


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.


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.


Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor Dec 1998

Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the psychological rationales for, and the consequences of, the same nuclear policies can be constructed very differently by different groups of nuclear policymakers. Some possible rationales for these differences are offered.


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.


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. Bailing Out Of A Bailout: The Case Of Brazil, Editor Nov 1998

Trends. Bailing Out Of A Bailout: The Case Of Brazil, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses international bailouts that are dependent on behavioral promises.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 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. 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.


Trends. The Political Psychology Of Economic Policy: Is The Emperor Wearing No Clothes? Is There An Emperor?, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Political Psychology Of Economic Policy: Is The Emperor Wearing No Clothes? Is There An Emperor?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the global economic crisis.


The Politics Of Credibility: Stories And The Fate Of Storytellers In Contexts Of Human Rights Violations Oct 1998

The Politics Of Credibility: Stories And The Fate Of Storytellers In Contexts Of Human Rights Violations

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the contrast between the expectations about accurate and truthful memory of political officials and the scientific psychology of memory and narrative in the assessment of alleged human rights victims.


Trends. Salman Rushdie And Taslima Nasrin: Terrorists?, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. Salman Rushdie And Taslima Nasrin: Terrorists?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses fatwas that have been issued against United Kingdom's Salman Rushdie and Bangladesh's Taslima Nasrin.


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.)


Self-Harm As Control Of The Other: A Clinical-Political Nexus, Editor Oct 1998

Self-Harm As Control Of The Other: A Clinical-Political Nexus, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides explanations for a seemingly paradoxical behavior--harming of the self when one seems to wish not to be harmed. The explanation is illustrated by clinical and by political example.


The Politics Of Industrial/Organizational Psychology And The Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What Is Jungian About A Jungian Approach?, Editor Oct 1998

The Politics Of Industrial/Organizational Psychology And The Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What Is Jungian About A Jungian Approach?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the most common contribution stemming from a variant of analytic (Jungian) psychology as applied to prescriptions and proscriptions for industries and organizations. The contribution, viz., a personality typological theory, may have lost its "Jungness" through the application.


Trends. The Global Threat Of Fundamentalism, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Global Threat Of Fundamentalism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the movement of neoclassical economics adhered to by leaders of the International Monetary Fund, many Western central bankers, ministers of finance, and global investors.


Comments On A Study Of Northern Irish Political Attitudes, Editor Oct 1998

Comments On A Study Of Northern Irish Political Attitudes, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a commentary on the recent development of a set of objective measures of political attitudes among residents of Northern Ireland. The article is a continuation of a series on research that was presented at the 1998 American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, California.


Assassination: A Tool Of Terror Management Or Of Counterterrorism?, Editor Oct 1998

Assassination: A Tool Of Terror Management Or Of Counterterrorism?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes Issues relevant to evaluating assassination as a viable tool of governmental security policy to counter terrorism. The creative inspiration and much of the research for this article was accomplished by IBPP Research Assistant and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Lou Adesso III.


Politics And Psychology: Assessment And The Law, Editor Oct 1998

Politics And Psychology: Assessment And The Law, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights one significant impediment to valid psychological assessment in support of the criminal justice system.


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.


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.