Psychological Research on Violent Behavior: Some Ongoing Problems — September 18, 1998
This article highlights some significant problems with state-of-the art psychological research on violent behavior. As an example of such research, a recent symposium led by John Monahan, PhD, Dougherty Professor of Law, Goldsmith Research Professor, and Professor of Psychology and Legal Medicine, School of Law, University of Virginia, is critiqued by IBPP.
Sexual Seduction, Illicit Sex, and Licit Sex: International and National Leaders as Targets of Intelligence Operations — September 18, 1998
This article describes the varied consequences that could be achieved by a hostile intelligence service through effecting the sexual seduction of an international or national leader or through exploiting ongoing illicit or licit sex engaged in by that leader.
Trends. The Crash of Swissair Flight 111: Amidst the Tragedy, the Virtue of Virtual Realities — September 18, 1998
The author discusses the development of a virtual community: a community of relatives of victims of air fatalities throughout the world, a community whose members rarely meet that occurs after an air tragedy.
Trends. The Jericho Casino and Terrorism: A Gamble or a Sure Thing? — September 18, 1998
The author discusses the psycho-social impact of a casino being built in Jericho in the West Bank.