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Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Sanctimony On Sanctions: What The United States And Russia Have In Common, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological issues related to consequences stemming from political sanctions.


Trends. Psychology And Sin In Brazil: What Will The Future Bring?, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Psychology And Sin In Brazil: What Will The Future Bring?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article announces the upcoming confirmation of Marisa Almeida del'Isola e Diniz as the head of the Brazilian Intelligence Agency and questions how her background in psychology may affect the country.


Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Terrorism, Terror Management, And Faking Mental Disorder, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the difficulty of determining if defendants on trial are faking mental disorder. The case in question involves the bombing of United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.


Trends. Red Blues: The Psychology Of National Anthems, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Trends. Red Blues: The Psychology Of National Anthems, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the political and psychological aspects of music using the Russian national anthem as an example.


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

Ideologies That Kill: One Way In, No Way Out, Ibpp 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.


The Political Psychology Of Photographic Images: Facts, Fiction, And Superstition, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

The Political Psychology Of Photographic Images: Facts, Fiction, And Superstition, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological research that might make it less likely that bans against photographic images in Third World countries are viewed by Western observers as products of backwardness and ignorance.


Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Agent Provocateurs In The Mideast, Ibpp 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, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

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

Sanctions And Nonproliferation Behavior: Missing On Missiles, Ibpp 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. The Unconditional As Conditional: We Are All Tamils, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Trends. The Unconditional As Conditional: We Are All Tamils, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the problematic nature of the term "unconditional" when applied to peace talks, in this case in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and the Sri Lankan government.


Trends. The United States Presidential Election: Curds And Wheys, Words And Cays, Ibpp Editor Dec 2000

Trends. The United States Presidential Election: Curds And Wheys, Words And Cays, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the corruption of language and meaning in U.S. politics, particularly involving the U.S. presidential election.


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

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


Trends. In Absurdio Redux: The Real Message Of The Bush-Gore Elections, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

Trends. In Absurdio Redux: The Real Message Of The Bush-Gore Elections, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses voting in U.S. presidential elections, and why people vote the way they do.


Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

Restraints On Restraint: Attributions And Israeli Violence, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes aspects of social cognition that may be implicated in conclusions about the degree of restraint attributed to acts of violence perpetrated by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) towards some individuals claiming the identity of Palestinians who live in Gaza, the West Bank, and Israel itself.


The Truth On Living In Truth, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

The Truth On Living In Truth, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article delineates a significant problem with Vaclav Havel's analysis of the power of the powerless through living in truth.


More Word Games In The United States Presidential Campaign: Intervention And Isolation, Ibpp Editor Nov 2000

More Word Games In The United States Presidential Campaign: Intervention And Isolation, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights a corruption of language in public discourse related to the United States (US) presidential campaign.


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

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


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

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

Trends. Psychological Pathways To Suicidal Terrorism, Ibpp 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. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the difficulties of predicting and preventing school violence. Though the FBI does have a list of "warning signs" by which to evaluate potential perpetrators of lethal school violence, they do not consider this list to be a profile. This is especially true given that no reliable predictors of lethal school violence have been found.


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

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

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

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


United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the political psychological implications of ending the deployment of United States (US) military forces in the Balkans.


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


Mirror Imaging And Ideology In Palestine, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Mirror Imaging And Ideology In Palestine, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies ideological mirror imaging on the part of most United States (US) policymakers concerning the political cognitions of many Palestinian National Authority leaders, PNA supporters, and Arab and Islamic supporters and exploiters of the construct of Palestinian self-determination.


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

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


Ingroup, Outgroup, Out Of Group: Milosevic's Propaganda Failure, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Ingroup, Outgroup, Out Of Group: Milosevic's Propaganda Failure, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a social psychological perspective on Slobodan Milosevic's loss of political power in Yugoslavia.