Announcements — June 27, 2003
IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.
Is Learned Helplessness Helpless? Political Language of the Bush Administration — June 27, 2003
This article critiques the notion that the Bush administration has effectively pursued its policy prescriptions through public language that induces learned helplessness among United States citizens.
Is Virtual Conferencing Virtually the Same? — June 27, 2003
The article discusses the pros and cons of virtual conferencing and the optimizing of decision making in a security context.
Lying and Logic on Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction and Linkages to al Qaeda — June 27, 2003
The author examines the following question in this article: Did the Bush administration lie in asserting that Iraq had operational weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and linkages to al Qaeda?
The Psychopolitics of Sexual Scandal: Can Gorgias of Leontini Help? — June 27, 2003
The author discusses the political implications of sexual scandal, considering the advice of Georgias of Leontini in his “Ecomium of Helen” that was written sometime after 427 B.C.E.
IBPP Research Associates
IBPP Research Associates: Ghana — June 27, 2003
The article discussed - Fa Ma Name...The cry of them with little faith in their God-Given abilities, by Selassie Ameko - was posted on the June 26, 2003 issue of The Ghanaian Chronicle. It may not be posted on Scholarly Commons due to copyright restrictions.
The article discussed the financial solvency of Ghana Airways and urges Ghanaians to have faith in themselves.