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

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


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.


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.


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

United States Military Forces In The Balkans: Ending The Deployment, 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.


Trends. When Is A Psychological Profile Not A Psychological Profile? The Fbi And School Violence, Editor Oct 2000

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


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. 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.


Trends. Discretion, No Discretion: Travails Of The Immigration And Naturalization Service, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Discretion, No Discretion: Travails Of The Immigration And Naturalization Service, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the political reaction to actions of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the role of 'discretion.'


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.


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.


Trends. The Politics Of Psychopathology: Ritalin Conspiracy As Paranoia Or As Good Business?, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. The Politics Of Psychopathology: Ritalin Conspiracy As Paranoia Or As Good Business?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the intersection of science, pharmaceuticals, and politics in the context of Ritalin and an alleged over-diagnosis of attention deficit disorder (ADD).


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.


Drugged Or Old Drugs In New Bottles: United States Drug Policy And Colombia, Editor Sep 2000

Drugged Or Old Drugs In New Bottles: United States Drug Policy And Colombia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a psychology that seems to pertain to United States (US) policy towards decreasing the export of illicit drugs from Colombia.


Trends. Psychologies Of Immigration: The Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility, Editor Sep 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Immigration: The Illegal Immigration Reform And Immigrant Responsibility, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses illegal immigration and immigration reform, as well as the psychological reasoning behind the laws.


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. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Licit And Illicit Human Trafficking: The Ultimate Violation Of Human Rights, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses human trafficking for economic reasons and its context.


A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor Jun 2000

A Future Of Human And Civil Rights In Zimbabwe: Ideology And Outcome Research, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two common approaches to achieving human and civil rights and what may be needed to select among these and other approaches.


Trends. The Double Edged Sword Of Transparency In Criminal And Civil Law: The Case Of Euthanasia, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. The Double Edged Sword Of Transparency In Criminal And Civil Law: The Case Of Euthanasia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the decriminalization of euthanasia in The Netherlands, and the issue of transparency.


Racial Profiling: The Criterion Of Disproportionate Numbers, Editor Jun 2000

Racial Profiling: The Criterion Of Disproportionate Numbers, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article critiques a common criterion employed to identify examples of racial profiling in law enforcement.


The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor Jun 2000

The Psychology Of Rogue Nations, Missile Defense, And Self Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the construct and psychological meanings of "rogue nation."


Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Throwing Out The Baby With The Bathwater: Form And Substance Of Peruvian Democracy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses corruption and democracy in Peru during the time of President Alberto Fujimori.


Trends. Problems In Cultural Transplants: From Aviation To Medicine, Editor Jun 2000

Trends. Problems In Cultural Transplants: From Aviation To Medicine, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the issues with transferring aviation security to medical cultures.


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.


Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. United States Foreign Policy, Iran, And Mirror Imaging, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the tension between the rule of law and democracy vs. religious authority in the context of international relations between the United States and Iran.


Trends. On Drugs? Response To The Peruvian Elections, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. On Drugs? Response To The Peruvian Elections, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses electoral "dirty tricks" in the Peruvian election between President Alberto Fuimori and Mr. Alejandro Toledo. The article also discusses comments made by the head of the United States (US) Office of National Drug Policy and Control, General Barry R. McCaffrey.


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.


Why Austria Has A Future In The Heart Of Europe, Editor Mar 2000

Why Austria Has A Future In The Heart Of Europe, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Based on the February 3rd Declaration Issued by Wolfgang Schussel and Jorg Haider, this article suggests that Austria already is much more like Europe than one might think and will continue in this vein.