Rumor Analysis: NATO, Radiation Weapons, and Gornja Omarska — September 5, 1997
This article identifies factors contributing to the credibility of a rumor transmitted by and among some Bosnian Serbs that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) employed radiation weapons in it's 1995 bombing campaign leading up to the Dayton peace accords.
The Oxymoron of Peacekeeping — September 5, 1997
This article describes some conceptual difficulties with the notion of military personnel and weapons as peacekeeping assets.
The Philosophy of Political Conflict: The Example of Punishment — September 5, 1997
This article posits a basic philosophical substrate of inevitable political conflict as opposed to more common psychological ones.
The author discusses the paradox of international smuggling and a few scenarios to eliminate it.