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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. 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. 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.


Trends. Milosevic On Force Withdrawal: Can The Wrong Be Right?, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. Milosevic On Force Withdrawal: Can The Wrong Be Right?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the completion of talks between Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosevic and Russian President Boris Yeltsin, which seems to have lead to the lessening of the momentum for multilateral military intervention sponsored by the United Nations and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to punish Serbia.


Trends. Nonratification Of The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: The Logic Of Illogic, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. Nonratification Of The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: The Logic Of Illogic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the ratifying of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).


Trends. Pakistan Evens The Score: Do We Need An Overtime?, Editor May 1998

Trends. Pakistan Evens The Score: Do We Need An Overtime?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recent Pakistani government nuclear detonations.


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. Nuclear Tests In India: Is The Buddha Smiling?, Editor May 1998

Trends. Nuclear Tests In India: Is The Buddha Smiling?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses nuclear testing in India.


Trends. Anthrax Vaccinations: Saddam Wins Again, Editor May 1998

Trends. Anthrax Vaccinations: Saddam Wins Again, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author analyzes the human, financial, and strategic costs borne by the USG through its deployed personnel and materiel increment reactive to the recent inspection crisis in Iraq.


Trends. The Ins And Outs Of Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Case Of Georgia, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. The Ins And Outs Of Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Case Of Georgia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the strong case that can be made that the essence of all foreign policy matters involves the most basic of psychological boundaries: between the "me" and "not me".


Trends. The Tale Of The Tape: Coup Minimization In Nigeria, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. The Tale Of The Tape: Coup Minimization In Nigeria, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the covert, clandestine, and even apocryphal audio and video tapes used by Nigerian President Abacha, in an effort to minimize the probability of a successful coup.


Trends. Self-Inflicted Injury As Coping Strategy: An Example From Hamas, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. Self-Inflicted Injury As Coping Strategy: An Example From Hamas, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses a basic premise of psychodynamic political psychology, that of coping strategies being used to manage personal conflict which are often similar strategies used to manage political conflict.


Trends. Globalization And Security: Somalia, Indonesia, And The Import Of Mobility, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. Globalization And Security: Somalia, Indonesia, And The Import Of Mobility, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the potential for significant impact on the security of nation-states that illegal immigrants can have.


Security Bureaucracies: The Psychology Of Keeping And Divulging Secrets Mar 1998

Security Bureaucracies: The Psychology Of Keeping And Divulging Secrets

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes aspects of the psychology of keeping and divulging secrets to inform policies of security bureaucracies' human resource managers.


The Future Interface Of Political And Industrial/Organizational Psychologies: The Case Of Air Traffic Controllers Mar 1998

The Future Interface Of Political And Industrial/Organizational Psychologies: The Case Of Air Traffic Controllers

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a brief overview of future psychological challenges bearing on the improving the performance of air traffic controllers. The most significant challenges appear to be philosophical, political, social, and cultural.


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. Globalization: Good News For The Militarily, Environmentally, And Economically Challenged, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Globalization: Good News For The Militarily, Environmentally, And Economically Challenged, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

With globalization comes increasing interdependence. With this interdependence comes increasing military, environmental, and economic threats from the weak.


Trends. Globalization: The Ethnopsychological Shortfall In Negotiations On Weapons Nonproliferation, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Globalization: The Ethnopsychological Shortfall In Negotiations On Weapons Nonproliferation, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses increasing interdependence that comes with globalization.


Deja Vu In 1946: Reinterpreting The Origins Of Containment, Jonathan Barry Jan 1998

Deja Vu In 1946: Reinterpreting The Origins Of Containment, Jonathan Barry

Honors Theses

For nearly fifty years, mainstream Cold War historians have credited George Kennan with ushering in a new age in foreign policy. Kennan did, after all, send a "Long Telegram" from Moscow on February 22, 1946 that crystallized for the US government a policy of "containing" the Soviet regime. Kennan, a State Department official and expert on Soviet affairs, submitted to Secretary of State James Byrnes an 8,000 word telegram depicting a communist government bent on upholding the expansionist tradition of the Russian czars. He further claimed that "all Soviet efforts on... [an] international plane will be negative and destructive ...