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Terrorism And The Law: Show Trials And Why The Show Must Go On, Editor Apr 2010

Terrorism And The Law: Show Trials And Why The Show Must Go On, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the nature and meaning of terrorism trials during the United States’ war on terror.


Trends. Suicidal Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor Sep 2003

Trends. Suicidal Terrorism And The Death Penalty, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses why an established death penalty for terrorists who would, by their own actions, suicide might be appropriate.


Exploding Causalities: An Example From Iraq, Editor May 2003

Exploding Causalities: An Example From Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides explanations for a seemingly paradoxical social psychological response to the April 26, 2003 explosions within an ammunition dump in Baghdad.


Trends. Group Psychology And War Planning, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. Group Psychology And War Planning, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the importance of group dynamics and mood in a war setting.


Trends. A Casualty Of War: Suicide As A Response To An American-Led Invasion Of Iraq, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. A Casualty Of War: Suicide As A Response To An American-Led Invasion Of Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the political psychology of suicide as protest.


Psychological Operations And An Iatrogenic Threat In Iraq, Editor Mar 2003

Psychological Operations And An Iatrogenic Threat In Iraq, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a psychological phenomenon that might lead to the backfiring of an attempt at employing psychological operations.


Trends. Personalities, Motivations, And Capabilities: The Iraq-North Korea Distinction, Editor Feb 2003

Trends. Personalities, Motivations, And Capabilities: The Iraq-North Korea Distinction, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses and evaluates the handling of public affairs and justifications for military intervention in Iraq by the United States Secretary of State.


Trends. Getting Emotional On Nonlethal Weapons, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Getting Emotional On Nonlethal Weapons, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes a significant biopsychosocial impediment to developing nonlethal weapons affecting emotional functioning.


Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor Nov 2002

Trends. Implications Of War And Peace For The Morality, Ethics, And Legality Of Killing And Incarceration, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a perspective for the controversy surrounding the appropriateness of killing and incarceration during a war on terrorism with global reach.


Trends. Predicting An Iraqi Insurrection: A Contribution From Balance Theory, Editor Oct 2002

Trends. Predicting An Iraqi Insurrection: A Contribution From Balance Theory, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article evaluates the problematic of concept of enemies and supposed allies among supporters of a United States-led military intervention in Iraq.


Thinking About Thinking In An Era Of Globalization: Implications For International Security, Editor Oct 2002

Thinking About Thinking In An Era Of Globalization: Implications For International Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies and critiques hypotheses concerning the impact of globalization on thinking and suggests consequences of thinking (reason, logic) as an epistemological tool of international security.


Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense As Obsession: A Psychological Hypothesis, Editor Sep 2001

Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense As Obsession: A Psychological Hypothesis, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a psychological rationale for extremely strong support of an anti-ballistic missile defense.


Commentary On Psychological Warfare In The 21st Century, Editor Sep 2001

Commentary On Psychological Warfare In The 21st Century, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on 21st century challenges--threats and opportunities--to the practice of psychological warfare.


Biological Warfare: Commentary On Chyba's Analysis, Editor Aug 2001

Biological Warfare: Commentary On Chyba's Analysis, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides commentary on Christopher Chyba's comparative analysis of biological and nuclear warfare.


Magic Treaties: Public Discourse On Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor Jul 2001

Magic Treaties: Public Discourse On Ballistic Missile Defense, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores public discourse on the fate of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty in the context of developing ballistic missile defenses.


Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor Jul 2001

Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the psychology of weapons possession in the context of political conflict in Northern Ireland.


Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part I, Ayla H. Schbley Jun 2001

Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part I, Ayla H. Schbley

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comes in two parts - the article and the notes.

Article abstract: To get hostages released without harm requires a national policy committed to that principle. With that in mind, there needs to be an understanding of the perpetrators' "objective view" of reality. These views have political, economic, psychological, cultural, ethno-religious and perceptual dimensions. Those multivariate dimensions of any hostage situation mandate policies that should be based on law enforcement and military perspectives, in order to be flexible enough to permit their consideration and continuously evaluate their national and international implications.

Part II: Notes and bibliography for Part I ...


Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part Ii, Ayla H. Schbley Jun 2001

Revisiting The United States Hostage Negotiation Policy: An Academic Imperative. Part Ii, Ayla H. Schbley

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comes in two parts - the article and the notes.

Article abstract: To get hostages released without harm requires a national policy committed to that principle. With that in mind, there needs to be an understanding of the perpetrators' "objective view" of reality. These views have political, economic, psychological, cultural, ethno-religious and perceptual dimensions. Those multivariate dimensions of any hostage situation mandate policies that should be based on law enforcement and military perspectives, in order to be flexible enough to permit their consideration and continuously evaluate their national and international implications.

Part II: Notes and bibliography for Part I ...


Facilitating Communications And Murder: Operation Condor And United States Complicity, Editor Mar 2001

Facilitating Communications And Murder: Operation Condor And United States Complicity, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores levels of United States Government (USG) complicity during the late 1970s in the murder of individuals alleged to have been left-wing opponents of South American, right-wing, authoritarian governments.


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.


The Classifieds And Classified Information: Lee And Deutch Redux, Editor Feb 2000

The Classifieds And Classified Information: Lee And Deutch Redux, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes positive and negative security implications of classifying information.


Trends. Problems With The National Ignition Facility: Implications For Leadership And Test Bans, Editor Jan 2000

Trends. Problems With The National Ignition Facility: Implications For Leadership And Test Bans, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article examines issues surrounding the National Ignition Facility (NIF), designed to allow scientists to study the properties of nuclear weapons without detonating them.


Trends. Chechnya As Projective Container, Editor Jan 2000

Trends. Chechnya As Projective Container, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses and evaluates the views of political observers of Russian activities in Chechnya.


Imbalances And Balance Theories: Israel, Taiwan, And The United States, Editor Jan 2000

Imbalances And Balance Theories: Israel, Taiwan, And The United States, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights the imbalance in simple balance theories addressing the attitudes of allies and adversaries.


Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Psychological Discord At The War Crimes Tribunal, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses possible external signs of a perpetrator of genocide.


A Critique Of Opposition To The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, Editor Oct 1999

A Critique Of Opposition To The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents a critique of recent arguments opposing ratification by the United States of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.


Trends. Pakistan: An Iatrogenic Coup?, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. Pakistan: An Iatrogenic Coup?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the recent military coup in Pakistan.


Trends. The Pros And Cons Of Decapitation: An Example From Dagestan, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. The Pros And Cons Of Decapitation: An Example From Dagestan, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the pros and cons of destroying or severely degrading the strategic command, control, and communication (C3) assets of a politico-military adversary--i.e., decapitation.


Trends. Timorous In East Timor, Editor Sep 1999

Trends. Timorous In East Timor, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the attacks, by analysts, on Western powers for not having anticipated that significant atrocities would occur in East Timor if the recent referendum clearly reflected support for East Timor's independence from Indonesia.