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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.


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. 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.


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.


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.


Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Back To The F Scale: Milosevic As Authoritarian, Ibpp 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.


Identifying The Rule Of Law, Democracy, And Human And Civil Rights Through Identification: An Intelligence Analyst's Dilemma, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Identifying The Rule Of Law, Democracy, And Human And Civil Rights Through Identification: An Intelligence Analyst's Dilemma, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychological Issues in discerning the success of several political goals--viz., achieving the rule of law, democracy, and human and civil rights throughout the world.


Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Psychologies Of Personnel Security And Counterintelligence Failure: Racism, Satisficing, And Wen Ho Lee, Ibpp 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. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Terrorism Wins Again And Again: Explosion In The Port Of Aden, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of terrorism as a long-established means for accomplishing political goals via targeting survivors of terrorist attacks.


Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Nuclear Weapons In The 21st Century: Sense, Nonsense, No Sense, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article considers commonly posited benefits of nation-states' possessing nuclear weapons.


Preventive Psychology As Political Psychology: Illicit Drugs And Alcohol, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Preventive Psychology As Political Psychology: Illicit Drugs And Alcohol, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes ideological elements behind scientific positions on the primary prevention of illicit drug and alcohol abuse.


Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Ibpp Editor Oct 2000

Trends. Dirty Little Secrets On Secrets: The Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2001, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the phenomena of leaking and overclassification of information in the context of national security.


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

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