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2001

Peace and Conflict Studies

Terrorism

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Profiling Profiling And Suicidal Terrorism, Editor Sep 2001

Profiling Profiling And Suicidal Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes chronic flaws in developing profiles that are intended to help prevent or minimize suicidal terrorism.


Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor Sep 2001

Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes common human vulnerabilities when using technology to minimize aviation security threat.


Assassination As A Tool Of Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism Policies: A Primer Of Supporting Cognitions, Editor Sep 2001

Assassination As A Tool Of Antiterrorism And Counterterrorism Policies: A Primer Of Supporting Cognitions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Supporters of legitimizing assassination of terrorist leaders and operational cadre as a tool against terrorism may choose from a number of social cognitions, or beliefs. This article discusses several such social cognitions.


Psychological Profiles And The Intifada: Commentary On Sarhan And Al Khatib, Editor Aug 2001

Psychological Profiles And The Intifada: Commentary On Sarhan And Al Khatib, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques a psychological profile that was developed to help explain the ongoing Palestinian Intifada and that was written by two physicians working at a Jordanian psychiatric hospital.


The Utility Of Psychological Research To Aid And Abet Violence: Terrorist Talent Scouts And The Selection And Management Of Youthful Terrorists, Editor Jun 2001

The Utility Of Psychological Research To Aid And Abet Violence: Terrorist Talent Scouts And The Selection And Management Of Youthful Terrorists, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identities the political implications of psychological research intended to prevent or minimize youthful violence. The article then focuses on how this research can be used to help select and manage youthful terrorists.


Personology, Profiling, And The Terrorist, Editor Jun 2001

Personology, Profiling, And The Terrorist, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies problems in common approaches to capturing the psychological essence of the terrorist.


Trends. A Peculiar Defense Logic: Why Terrorists Should Be Incarcerated Or Killed Without Trial, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. A Peculiar Defense Logic: Why Terrorists Should Be Incarcerated Or Killed Without Trial, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP editor discusses the logic/rationale behind the idea that convicted terrorists facing the death penalty should neither convicted nor face said penalty given that the soldiers are (or consider themselves to be) soldiers in a war.


Trends. Border Security Legislation, Terrorism-Sponsoring Nations, And Evil, Editor Jun 2001

Trends. Border Security Legislation, Terrorism-Sponsoring Nations, And Evil, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The IBPP editor discusses limiting temporary visas for visitors from alleged terrorism-sponsoring nations as a way of "tightening" the security of national borders.


Terrorism As Defense, Defense As Terrorism, Editor Apr 2001

Terrorism As Defense, Defense As Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some definitional complexities of the construct terrorism.


Trends. Profiles Of Terrorist Profiles: The Case Of Khalil Abu Elba, Editor Feb 2001

Trends. Profiles Of Terrorist Profiles: The Case Of Khalil Abu Elba, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the complexities in developing profiles of actual and potential terrorists.