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Catastrophic Counterterrorism as Catastrophe — January 22, 1999
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This article posits three very noxious consequences of common counterterrorism approaches to catastrophic terrorism that are gaining currency in international foreign policy communities.

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Control of the Personal as a Means of Political Control and Power: Thoughts for a New Millennium — January 22, 1999
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This article explores the utility of significantly controlling the governed's personal sphere of life as a means of maintaining and further increasing political control and power by political authorities in the new millennium.

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Representative Democracy and the Non-Democratic Force of Religion: Turkey, Israel, Algeria, India, and the United States — January 22, 1999
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This article identifies and provides examples of a destructive, non-democratic force that is intrinsic to a democracy. This force impinges on democracy from outside and from within.

Trends

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Trends. The Senate Trial of President Clinton: There's More than One Way to Wag the Dog — January 22, 1999
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The author discusses "wagging the dog" as it relates to the current presidential scandal.

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Trends. Kosovo and Angola: The Enemy of My Enemy as Friend or Enemy? — January 22, 1998
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The articles discusses the time-honored contribution of social psychology is that of balance theories as applied to interpersonal configurations.

IBPP Research Associates

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From the IBPP Research Associates. Brazil: Rafael Raffaelli. Part I — January 22, 1998
Rafael Raffaelli and Katie Colberg

Dr. Rafaelli is affiliated with Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)--Federal University of Santa Catarina--which is located on Santa Catarina Island in Southern Brazil. His current research interests include the (1) representation of nature in the arts and (2) philosophy and implications of representation in the current social and psychological conceptions of environment leading to political action. Dr. Raffaelli also is affiliated with a doctoral program in the above areas. The author discusses the current economics crisis in Brazil.