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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.


Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Editor Nov 2000

Colombia: The Political Psychology Of Fusarium Oxysporum, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a brief outline of caveats associated with the employment of fusarium oxysporum to eradicate coca and opium poppy production. These caveats are based on an analysis developed by Dr. Archie Dickey, an environmental biologist at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, USA.


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.


Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor Oct 2000

Turks, Armenians, And Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign To Foreign Policy?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.


Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor Oct 2000

Woman As Contender For The United States Presidency: A Look At The Movie, "The Contender", Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.


Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Sending Messages: The Fate Of Slobodan Milosevic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

As President Vojislav Kostunica continues to attempt to consolidate his political power throughout Yugoslavia, controversy still rages as to the fate of the former president, Slobodan Milosevic. Of special interest is whether he should be forced to stand trial at The Hague as an indicted war criminal.

This article discusses arguments for and against Milosevic standing trial.


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.


Trends. To Contest Or Not To Contest: A Necessary Ambivalence In Yugoslavia, Editor Oct 2000

Trends. To Contest Or Not To Contest: A Necessary Ambivalence In Yugoslavia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses corruption of 2000 elections in Yugoslavia purportedly by Slobodan Milosevic, and the problematic task of effective subsequent action.


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).


Trends. After The Election: Milosevic Myths, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. After The Election: Milosevic Myths, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the defeat of Slobodan Milosevic in his re-election attempt in 2000, as well as the subsequent political balance in Yugoslavia.


Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Rat Psychology During The United States Presidential Election, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the ethics of the alleged use of subliminal perception - the word"Rats" superimposed on an attack on Vice President Gore's health care plans - by representatives of the Bush campaign in the 2000 presidential election.


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.


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. 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.


Trends. Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Machinations And The World Health Organization, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Machinations And The World Health Organization, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses actions of agents of the tobacco industry and their attempts to undermine World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco control activities as reported in a WHO report.


Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor Aug 2000

Trends. Hugo Chavez And Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates the actions of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who, after winning a procedurally fair, democratic election, chose members of his political team based on loyalty rather than expertise.


Wanted: New Methodologies For Peace, Editor Jul 2000

Wanted: New Methodologies For Peace, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems with common methodological approaches to developing knowledge that will prevent war and attain peace.


The Political Psychology Of Abortion: Some Implications Of Free Choice, Editor Jul 2000

The Political Psychology Of Abortion: Some Implications Of Free Choice, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some logical implications of a "free choice" position on abortion public policy.


Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl's analogy, which compared boycotts of his fundraising campaign to pay for fines incurred on his political party because of his illegal and illicit fund-raising initiatives to Nazi-era boycotts of Jewish shops.


Trends. Counterterrorist And Human Rights Logic And Illogic, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Counterterrorist And Human Rights Logic And Illogic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates Human Rights Watch's critique of the United States Commission on Terrorism and its decision to lift restrictions on the Central Intelligence Agency to recruit foreign informants who have been involved in serious human rights abuses.


The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Editor May 2000

The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological aspects of opposition to the importing of bioengineered plants.


Trends. The People's Republic Of China And Permanent Normal Trading Relations: A Run-Up And Aftermath Of More Smoke Than Fire?, Editor May 2000

Trends. The People's Republic Of China And Permanent Normal Trading Relations: A Run-Up And Aftermath Of More Smoke Than Fire?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the vote of the United States (US) House of Representatives to approve permanent normal trading relations (PTNR) with the People's Republic of China (PRC). Human rights violations are discussed.


Time: A Sacred And Secular Control Mechanism, Editor May 2000

Time: A Sacred And Secular Control Mechanism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the construct of time can be employed to wittingly or unwittingly control human psychology in the political world.


Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Editor May 2000

Neutrality, Peacekeeping, And Globalization: Problems For The United Nations In Africa, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes problems facing the United Nations as it seeks to effect its global mandate to foster peace, resolve conflict, and otherwise contribute to human welfare.


Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor May 2000

Trends. Can One Be Against The Withdrawal Of An Occupying Force? The Case Of Israel And Editor: Southern Lebanon, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the potential political and military ramifications of Israel withdrawing its occupying forces from Southern Lebanon.


Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor May 2000

Trends. Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines the prudence of seeking the death penalty against a defendant implicated in the bombings of US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.


Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor Apr 2000

Racial Profiling In The Persian Gulf: Ethical, Moral, And Legal Implications, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes attributions about race and ethnicity that color the discourse on the ethics, morality, and legality of profiling.


Psychological Pathways To Minimizing Human Rights Violations Against Children, Editor Feb 2000

Psychological Pathways To Minimizing Human Rights Violations Against Children, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies several psychological pathways that governments and human rights organizations can employ to minimize human rights violations against children.


Abortion As Killing By The Numbers: An Immoral Approach To Sanctioning Political Violence, Editor Feb 2000

Abortion As Killing By The Numbers: An Immoral Approach To Sanctioning Political Violence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques one quantitative approach to morally supporting violence tolerated and/or approved by a formally constituted authority.