Announcements — January 10, 2003
IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.
The Psychology of Secrecy: A Commentary on the Critique of the Codeword Compartment in the CIA — January 10, 2003
This article provides commentary on a segment of an intelligence monograph (formally declassified with redactions) prepared through the Central Intelligence Agency Center for the Study of Intelligence and focused on compartmentation of information.
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IBPP Research Associates: Namibia/Turkey — January 10, 2003
Serdar Sayan – The Namibian
This article - The Globalization of Old Age, by Serdan Sayan - was posted on the January 9, 2003 issue of The Namibian (Namibia). It has not been posted in Scholarly Commons due to copyright restrictions. Though a subscription for full access to the article is required, partial access to the article is available online in the archives of Project Syndicate.
The article discusses wealth inequality and the aging, or "graying," of the world's richest nations and the subsequent possible global impact of this demographic reality.
The author is Vice-Chairman and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Economics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
Trends. Double Standards on Double Standards: War With Iraq and the Middle East Peace Process — January 10, 2003
This Trends article discusses the nature of public statements from two national governments – the United States and the United Kingdom – in reference to a potential war with Iraq. Of special interest is the possible double standard pertaining to the differences in the international treatment of Iraq vs. the role of Israel in the Middle East Peace Process.
Trends. Quantitative Versus Qualitative Analysis, Nuclear Reactors, and Security — January 10, 2003
This Trends article discusses the possibility of meaningful analysis pertaining to the possibility of terrorist threats against nuclear installations.