Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Companies, Anti-Tobacco Tax Policies, and International Security — May 19, 1998
This article illustrates how governmental tax policymakers are an insignificant threat to tobacco companies. Security implications are alluded to--viz., company relationships with illicit trafficking organizations, the health of populations, and tax policies towards illegal drugs if the last were to become legal.
A Psychological Task of the Historian — May 15, 1998
This article employs the philosopher Martin Heidegger's juxtaposition of being and language to highlight a very difficult an often ignored task of the historian.
Security Politics of the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) — May 15, 1998
This article describes conceptual weaknesses of the intelligence quotient (IQ) and their security implications.
Trends. Nuclear Tests in India: Is the Buddha Smiling? — May 15, 1998
The author discusses nuclear testing in India.