Reification of the Is: Logical Fallacies and Ballistic Missile Defense — March 26, 1999
This article describes the illogic that seems to underlie support for fielding ballistic missile defenses against ballistic missiles that carry nuclear warheads and that target the United States.
Sexual Scandals and Subtexts: The Next Wave is the Last Wave — March 26, 1999
This article identifies some possible implications of two recent sex scandals with political and politico-military overtones.
The Politics of Suicide — March 26, 1999
This article suggests that many aspects of the political life can be brought to light through an analysis of suicide.
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From the IBPP Research Associates. Yugoslavia. — March 26, 1999
The article is an an English translation of a statement by the President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Mr. Slobodan Milosevic, to Yugoslav citizens. The statement was originally posted online at http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/yuembassy/ by the Yugoslav Embassy in Washington, DC, but is no longer available there. It was sent to IBPP by a reader.
IBPP suggests that readers analyze this statement in the context of the objectives publicly ventured by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as rationale for its ongoing attacks on Yugoslav military assets that began on March 24, 1999.
Trends. Meanwhile in Iraq: Just Say No Becomes Not Accepting Yes — March 26, 1999
The author discusses the continuation of efforts to weaken United Nations (UN)-inspired economic sanctions against Iraq.
Trends. NATO Attacks: A Can Do Attitude in a Can't Do World — March 26, 1999
The article discusses the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) attacks on Yugoslavian military assets.