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Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor Dec 2000

Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the phenomenon of ideology as an ineluctable trap from which there is no detour and no escape.


Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor Dec 2000

Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes examples of agent provocateurs in the context of conflict between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA.)


An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor Dec 2000

An Update On The Political Psychology Of Sex And Personnel Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the positive and negative contributions of scientific psychology to the interface of sexual orientation and personnel security.


Sanctions And Nonproliferation Behavior: Missing On Missiles, Editor Dec 2000

Sanctions And Nonproliferation Behavior: Missing On Missiles, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychologies supporting United States (US) sanctions-related behavior towards the People's Republic of China's (PRC) exporting of missiles, missile components, and missile technology.


Trends. Head Count And Nuclear War: What To Believe, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Head Count And Nuclear War: What To Believe, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses three significant conundrums that arise in planning to deter nuclear war: 1. decapitation of the strength of the opposition; 2. lack of clear ontological validity for nuclear weapons-related language; and 3. the simultaneity of deterrence and provocation in one action.


Colombia Cognitive Straits: No Way Out In A Maze Of Words, Editor Nov 2000

Colombia Cognitive Straits: No Way Out In A Maze Of Words, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the untenable cognitive position of many Colombian citizens without the material means to emigrate away from the current political upheaval.


Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Nov 2000

Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses psychological pathways to suicidal terrorism. This discussion includes aspects of both social cognition and social learning, as well as philosophical psychology.


Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Honest Broker As Broken Concept: A Middle East Example, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.


A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor Oct 2000

A Double Bind On Double Binds: Israel And The Palestinian National Authority, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a number of double binds within double binds confronting Israeli governmental decision makers concerning political violence perpetrated by representatives, supporters, and exploiters of the Palestinian National Authority in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor Oct 2000

Terrorism In The Mideast And The United States Republican Presidential Campaign: Ideological Terror And Public Discourse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the use of ideological terror by the United States (US) Republican presidential campaign in the wake of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.


Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Spillover: Is United States Government Military Aid To Colombia All Wet?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses spillover of conflicts in Colombia into surrounding countries as related to United States government military aid.


Trends. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of terrorism as a long-established means for accomplishing political goals via targeting survivors of terrorist attacks.


Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses issues surrounding the actions of Mr. Wen Ho Lee in the context of espionage, treason, and national security as well as racial profiling and the problems with conducting counterintelligence.


Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Editor Oct 2000

Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the "fit" of Slobodan Milosevic's personality with the classic construct of the authoritarian as conceptualized by the initial form of the F Scale.


Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Editor Oct 2000

Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article considers commonly posited benefits of nation-states' possessing nuclear weapons.


Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the phenomena of leaking and overclassification of information in the context of national security.


On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Editor Sep 2000

On Ethical Peacekeeping: Ambivalence And Politics At The United Nations, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the significant interdependence between strategic and ethical concerns in international peacekeeping controlled by the United Nations (UN).


Terror Management Theory, Terrorism, And Terror: Political Psychological Status, Editor Sep 2000

Terror Management Theory, Terrorism, And Terror: Political Psychological Status, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a commentary on the utility of terror management theory in understanding, explaining, preventing, and resolving incidents of terrorism.


The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor Sep 2000

The Pollard Case And The Nature Of Espionage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some common misconceptions in evaluating the appropriateness of penalties for individuals convicted of espionage.


The Need For Racial Profiling: Negative Fallout Of The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor Sep 2000

The Need For Racial Profiling: Negative Fallout Of The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a counterproductive theme within public discourse on racial profiling, as the Wen Ho Lee case has been resolved.


Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Truth And Narrative: The Case Of Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and the politics and the narrative politicians tell themselves for pragmatic purposes.


Fitness For Duty: Textual Analysis Of A Potential National Security Adviser, Editor Sep 2000

Fitness For Duty: Textual Analysis Of A Potential National Security Adviser, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores implications of public statements for the fitness of the foreign policy adviser to the Republican candidate for the United States (US) presidency to be his national security advisor.


Ibpp Research Associates: Israel, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University Aug 2000

Ibpp Research Associates: Israel, Gil Grein - Ibpp Research Associate, Nadav Morag - Tel Aviv University

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The is article is an interview with Dr. Nadav Morag, Department of Political Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 69978, Fax: +972-3-6409515. The interview was carried out by IBPP research associate Gil Grein, and it focused on United States Vice Presidential Candidate Joseph Lieberman's religious affiliation with Orthodox Judaism.


Some Truth About Truth Commissions Iii: An Example From Poland, Editor Aug 2000

Some Truth About Truth Commissions Iii: An Example From Poland, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some unintended but predictable consequences of truth commissions impeding the consolidation of democracy in post-totalitarian and post-authoritarian states.


The Psychology Of Ethics And Morality: Implications For Personnel Security And Counterintelligence, Editor Aug 2000

The Psychology Of Ethics And Morality: Implications For Personnel Security And Counterintelligence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes various psychological research approaches that might help manage ethical and moral vulnerabilities related to intentional security violations in political organizations.


Trends. Why The United States Still Hasn't Shaken Its Vietnam Syndrome: The Case Of Iraq, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Why The United States Still Hasn't Shaken Its Vietnam Syndrome: The Case Of Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the the lingering presence of the Vietnam Syndrome - the idea that military successes seem to have little impact on the hearts and minds of large segments of a given country's population - in the United States' Operation DESERT STORM in Iraq.


Security Policy And The Word: Applications From Research On Social Judgment And Decision Making, Editor Aug 2000

Security Policy And The Word: Applications From Research On Social Judgment And Decision Making, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the basic findings of and some phenomenological concerns with social judgment and decision-making research applied to developing support for security policies.


The Psychology Of Espionage: Contemporary Commentary, Editor Aug 2000

The Psychology Of Espionage: Contemporary Commentary, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on some of the common personnel security and counterintelligence criteria employed to minimize espionage within a political organization. The article takes as a point of departure "Security and Motivational Factors in Espionage" by Mr. Terry Thompson in the July 2000 The Intelligencer.


Trends. Homosexual Politics And Security: The American Psychological Association (Apa) Brief Of Amicus Curiae No. 99-699, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Homosexual Politics And Security: The American Psychological Association (Apa) Brief Of Amicus Curiae No. 99-699, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the American Psychological Association's (APA's) brief of amicus curiae, which the APA submitted in order to provide a context for the Supreme Court of the United States to review the policy of the Boy Scouts of America and Monmouth Council, Boy Scouts of America, which involved the Boy Scouts, homosexuality, and claims about discrimination against homosexuals.


Trends. The Psychology Of Human Lie Detectors: Research At The 2000 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. The Psychology Of Human Lie Detectors: Research At The 2000 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses theories pertaining to the psychology of human lie detectors as presented by James Forrest and Robert Feldman (both of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst) at the 2000 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention.