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Deconstruction of Public Policy in the Aftermath of the Wye Plantation Summit: Reaffirming a Nullification in the Palestinian National Charter — October 30, 1998

This article analyzes the Wye Memorandum prescription to proscribe the Palestinian National Charter's (PNC) written provisions to destroy the Israeli state. The analysis is based on both deontological and consequentialist positions. (Embry-Riddle University student Lou Adesso III provided the creative impetus for this article.)

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The Politics of Credibility: Stories and the Fate of Storytellers in Contexts of Human Rights Violations — October 30, 1998

This article highlights the contrast between the expectations about accurate and truthful memory of political officials and the scientific psychology of memory and narrative in the assessment of alleged human rights victims.

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The Psychological Assessment of Deception: Obvious and Subtle Items, Obvious and Subtle Subjects — October 30, 1998

This article provides an analysis of approaches to detecting deception in subjects administered psychological assessment instruments for nondeceptive and/or deceptive purposes.

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Trends. Salman Rushdie and Taslima Nasrin: Terrorists? — October 30, 1998
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The author discusses fatwas that have been issued against United Kingdom's Salman Rushdie and Bangladesh's Taslima Nasrin.

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Trends. The Political Psychology of Economic Policy: Is the Emperor Wearing No Clothes? Is There an Emperor? — October 30, 1998
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The author discusses the global economic crisis.