Twenty First Century Terrorism: The New Face of the Hydra (Part II) — May 2, 1997
The second installment of this article by Mr. James A. Kinnison, political science graduate student from the University of New Mexico, who specializes in international relations and national security provides opinions on chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism. A version of this article was presented at the international academic conference on Science, Technology, and the 21st Century: New Eden or Armageddon? at Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma on March 21, 1997.
Paradox: A Vital Issue of Security Policy — May 2, 1997
This article identifies several contradictory assumptions about human behavior which underlie policymakers attempts to make peace or keep it.
Taking Down the Tupac Amaru: The Best and Worst of Counterterrorism — May 2, 1997
Many informed observers are citing the Peruvian governments operation to rescue hostages held by the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) at the Japanese Ambassadors residence in Lima, Peru as a textbook success. These observers are already holding up the operation as a standard of counterterrorism (CT) excellence rivaling the Israeli rescue at Entebbe and the German rescue in Somalia. Are these observers right?