Managing the Mass Media Through Murder: Primary Prevention in Perception Management — April 24, 1998
This article describes a common and simple approach to managing a political entity's international image.
Political Psychology and Critiques of the Scientific Method: AZT, Asia, Africa — April 24, 1998
This article critiques critiques of clinical outcome studies carried out in Third World countries of Asia and Africa for new methods of AZT treatment that might affect the transmission of HIV from pregnant women to their infants. Some of these studies have been supported by the United States' Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and National Institutes of Health and opposed by several articles in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Problems in Historical Explanation: The Case of the Khmer Rouge — April 24, 1998
This article highlights some problems with developing causal explanations for historical phenomena.
Trends. The Ins and Outs of Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Case of Georgia — April 24, 1998
The author discusses the strong case that can be made that the essence of all foreign policy matters involves the most basic of psychological boundaries: between the "me" and "not me".
Trends. Troubles: The Northern Ireland Settlement — April 24, 1998
The author analysis the two different stances of the recent "landmark settlement" on Northern Ireland forged by various factions of Catholics and Protestants from Northern Ireland, the national leaderships of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, and at least two United States interlocutors.