Announcements — October 3, 2003
IBPP announcements pertaining to reader requests, editor nominations, and relevant conferences, as well as online and print publications.
Counteracting Anti-United States Government Images in the Muslim World — October 3, 2003
The Muslim World is both a social construct and a phenomenological concept—without geographical boundaries. But United States Government (USG) efforts to counteract USG negative images perceived by denizens of the Muslim World seem to be addressing the space-time of geography but not the social and phenomenological elements from which these images spring.
Data Mining and Mining Disasters: Terrorism Information Awareness — October 3, 2003
This article identifies problems with data mining approaches to antiterrorism and counterterrorism.
The Psychology of Intelligent Video Analysis — October 3, 2003
This article examines issues surrounding software-enhanced video analysis in an intelligence context.
Why the Destruction of History Makes Sense — October 3, 2003
This article describes a political psychology of the construct of history.
IBPP Research Associates
IBPP Research Associates: Botswana — October 3, 2003
Staff Writer – The Botswana Gazette
The article discussed - Which way are we going, Batswana?, by a staff writer at The Botswana Gazette - was posted on the online version of The Botswana Gazette in fall 2003. It may not be made available here due to copyright restrictions.
The author discusses societal difficulties facing Botswana in 2003.