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Will The Trump-Kim Meeting Go Nuclear? The Role Of First Impressions, Editor Jun 2018

Will The Trump-Kim Meeting Go Nuclear? The Role Of First Impressions, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

How might the upcoming meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump and D.R.N.K Kim Jong-un be affected by their first impressions of each other? This article describes some findings and implications of relevant psychological research.


To Think Nuclear, To Go Nuclear, Editor Apr 2010

To Think Nuclear, To Go Nuclear, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses three of the many psychological problematics about nuclear weapons, weapons employment, and war underlying the language of policies, programs, plans, treaties, and one’s support or rejection of them.


Trends. A Case For Less Powerful Nuclear Warheads, Editor Jun 2003

Trends. A Case For Less Powerful Nuclear Warheads, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article considers the strategic and political implications of developing less powerful nuclear warheads.


Trends. North Korea, The United States, And Causal Relevance: Relevant To The Contemporary Conflict?, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. North Korea, The United States, And Causal Relevance: Relevant To The Contemporary Conflict?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the importance of social inferential differences in the analysis of the intentions of adversaries, especially in crises. Countries discussed include North Korea (DPRK) and the United States.


North Korea And The United States: A Nuclear Family Of Conditionings, Editor Jan 2003

North Korea And The United States: A Nuclear Family Of Conditionings, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article posits several cognitive heuristics that may at least metaphorically constitute the North Korean and United States Governments’ operational codes of international security decision-making.


Trends. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Philosophy Without A Stone, Editor Jul 2001

Trends. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: Philosophy Without A Stone, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses support for and opposition to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, or CTBT, for nuclear weapons.


Trends. The Nature Of Security Agreements: An Example From The Nuclear Weapons Arena, Editor May 2001

Trends. The Nature Of Security Agreements: An Example From The Nuclear Weapons Arena, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the nature of nuclear weapons security agreements, and the surrounding belief systems.


Falling Dominoes In 2001: Nuclear Weapons And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Editor Mar 2001

Falling Dominoes In 2001: Nuclear Weapons And Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes psychologies of inevitability and their foundations pertaining to nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Nuclear Weapons Redux, Editor Mar 2001

Trends. Nuclear Weapons Redux, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses rationales for reducing the number of nuclear weapons worldwide.


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

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

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

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


Missile Defense Versus Deterrence: A Troubling Dichotomy, Editor Jul 2000

Missile Defense Versus Deterrence: A Troubling Dichotomy, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes fallacies in contrasting anti-ballistic missile defense with nuclear deterrence as mutually exclusive constructs.


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.


Mishandling The Mishandling Of Classified Information? The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor Dec 1999

Mishandling The Mishandling Of Classified Information? The Wen Ho Lee Case, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comments on allegations that various United States Government (USG) authorities have mishandled allegations that a Los Alamos computer scientist, Wen Ho Lee, has mishandled classified information bearing on USG nuclear weapons and may have committed espionage in the service of the People's Republic of China (PRC).


Trends. Defenses Of Anti-Ballistic Missile Defenses, Editor Dec 1999

Trends. Defenses Of Anti-Ballistic Missile Defenses, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses the belief by opponents of developing new and improved anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defenses,that such a change may risk a new nuclear weapons arms race.


Trends. Unilateral Disarmament, Nuclear Deterrence, And Security: Psychological Support For The Nitze Option, Editor Oct 1999

Trends. Unilateral Disarmament, Nuclear Deterrence, And Security: Psychological Support For The Nitze Option, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The editor discusses the Paul Nitze, a long-time United States (US) arms control expert, advocacy for the US to unilaterally "get rid of" its nuclear weapons.


The Nuclear Policy Of India And Pakistan: Implications For Deterrence, Editor Feb 1999

The Nuclear Policy Of India And Pakistan: Implications For Deterrence, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the implications of India's and Pakistan's decisions to "go nuclear" in 1998.


Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor Dec 1998

Nuclear Psychologies: On The First Use Of Nuclear Weapons And Reductions In Nuclear Arsenals, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes how the psychological rationales for, and the consequences of, the same nuclear policies can be constructed very differently by different groups of nuclear policymakers. Some possible rationales for these differences are offered.


Trends. The Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons And Economic Recession: Global Crises That Turn Right Thinking On Its Head, Editor Oct 1998

Trends. The Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons And Economic Recession: Global Crises That Turn Right Thinking On Its Head, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the impact of the end of the cold war on the rest of the world.


Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor Sep 1998

Trends. Sharing Data On Missile Launches: A New Version Of An Old Idea, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

In this article, the author discusses the agreement that was announced, the United States and Russia, to quickly share data about the launch of ballistic missiles and space payloads.


Words And Actions: The Referent As A Problem In The Deterrence Of Nuclear Weapons Employment, Editor Aug 1998

Words And Actions: The Referent As A Problem In The Deterrence Of Nuclear Weapons Employment, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes difficulties in identifying action referents of the word deterrence. These difficulties pose a significant problem for developing and implementing security policies against adversaries' employment of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor Jul 1998

Trends. Nonproliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction: India, Iran, And The Proliferation Of Dysfunctional Maxims, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses two recent events that underline a cognitive challenge for political authorities engaged in stemming the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.


Trends. Nonratification Of The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: The Logic Of Illogic, Editor Jun 1998

Trends. Nonratification Of The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty: The Logic Of Illogic, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the ratifying of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).


Trends. Pakistan Evens The Score: Do We Need An Overtime?, Editor May 1998

Trends. Pakistan Evens The Score: Do We Need An Overtime?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the recent Pakistani government nuclear detonations.


Trends. Nuclear Tests In India: Is The Buddha Smiling?, Editor May 1998

Trends. Nuclear Tests In India: Is The Buddha Smiling?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses nuclear testing in India.


Trends. The Ins And Outs Of Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Case Of Georgia, Editor Apr 1998

Trends. The Ins And Outs Of Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Case Of Georgia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the strong case that can be made that the essence of all foreign policy matters involves the most basic of psychological boundaries: between the "me" and "not me".


Trends. Nuclear Weapons Policy In India: Admitting, Denying, Or Deflecting The Truth, Editor Mar 1998

Trends. Nuclear Weapons Policy In India: Admitting, Denying, Or Deflecting The Truth, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the possibility the India may have nuclear weapons.


Trends. Verification Of Nuclear Weapons Treaties: Do "Open Skies" Make A Difference? Necessarily Enjoying It, Editor Oct 1997

Trends. Verification Of Nuclear Weapons Treaties: Do "Open Skies" Make A Difference? Necessarily Enjoying It, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the implication of "Open Skies" on the misperceptions and government deceptions leading to increased conflict and war.


Philosophical Issues In Verification Of Weapons Limitation, Reduction, And Nonproliferation Treaties Oct 1997

Philosophical Issues In Verification Of Weapons Limitation, Reduction, And Nonproliferation Treaties

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes some of the philosophical Issues that permeate the belief systems of individuals attempting to craft and/or evaluate the verification components of various weapons-related treaties.


Do Not As I Say And Not As I Do: The Problem Of Tritium Aug 1997

Do Not As I Say And Not As I Do: The Problem Of Tritium

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the manufacture and use of tritium for nuclear warheads.