Moral Assessment of Individuals in Idealistic Enterprises: Clandestine Research in Weapons Development — September 4, 1998
This article continues the IBPP series of research presented at the 1998 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, August 14 - 18, 1997, San Francisco, CA. The article comprises the presentation "Moral Assessment of Individuals in Idealistic Institutional Enterprises" made by Jean Maria Arrigo. Ms. Arrigo is finishing up her PhD work in social psychology at the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. Her dissertation, "Moral and Epistemological Dilemmas of Clandestine Scientific Research" includes a 200-page "Primer of the Epistemology of Intelligence for Scientists and Philosophers." She has also published articles on the false memory syndrome and multiple personality disorder.
Strategic Vision for International Security Affairs: Sine Qua Non, Anon, or Non? — September 4, 1998
This article explores some of the weaknesses in the common assumption that a strategic vision is necessary in identifying and managing international security threats and opportunities.
The author discusses one of many dichotomies comprising the development, implementation, and evaluation of security policies that is between clarity and ambiguity.
Trends. Sharing Data on Missile Launches: A New Version of an Old Idea — September 4, 1998
In this article, the author discusses the agreement that was announced, the United States and Russia, to quickly share data about the launch of ballistic missiles and space payloads.