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A Subversion of Democracy in Yugoslavia? — November 12, 1999
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This article describes how a recent change in United States Government (USG) policy towards Yugoslavia may contribute to subverting the USG professed goal of spreading representative democracy throughout the region and even beyond.

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Leftist Insurgent Movements in Colombia: How Moral is Moral Suasion? — November 12, 1999
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This article explores moral suasion as a tool of insurgency and the morality of such suasion.

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The Terror of Terrorism: Implications for Government Policy — November 12, 1999
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This article critiques common definitions of terrorism and suggests that such definitions support the power of the powerful against the power of the powerless.

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IBPP Research Associates: South Korea — November 12, 1999
Staff Writer – The Dong-A Herald (South Korea)

This untitled article, originally published at http://www.donga.ac.kr/~daudh/, first provides an overview of the Dong-A Herald, an English publication at Dong-A University and its mission before on to discuss extrajudicial killings worldwide.

IBPP Comment. IBPP applauds the efforts of The Dong-A Herald. Hopefully, The Dong-A Herald staff and all of us will go beyond tragic recitations of atrocity and paeans to a world without atrocity. How to prevent atrocity through applied political psychology-an extremely difficult question-should be the focus and future of all our efforts.

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Trends. Defending Positions on Missile Defense: A Case of Negative Transference? — November 12, 1999
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The article discusses the United States Government's(USG) proposed plan to go ahead with a national missile defense system against attacks by so-called rogue nation-states, terrorist groups, and other non-state actors.

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Trends. Wanted: Russian Nuclear Security and a Primer on Russian Psychology — November 12, 1999
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The author discusses whether or not the United States Government (USG) tax payer's dollars-if any-should be expended towards nuclear security in Russia.