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Being Part of the Security Team: An Update on Cognitive Impediments — August 13, 1999
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This article describes cognitive impediments to team cohesion, morale, and--less strongly--to performance within a security environment.

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Mullah Mulling In Iran — August 13, 1999
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This article describes the main threats and psychopolitical options facing religious conservatives who seek to maintain supreme, earthly power in Iran.

Trends

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Trends. Kosovo: The Latest Reification of Boundaries? — August 13, 1999
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The author discusses the boundary issues of Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo.

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Trends. Why Terrorism Will Continue in the Twenty-First Century — August 13, 1999
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The articles discusses the advantages of terrorism as a tool to achieve political objectives.

IBPP Research Associates

 

IBPP Research Associates: Ethiopia — August 13, 1999
Staff Reporter- The Addis Tribune

This article - Govt. Responds to Corruption by Formulating New Employee Guidelines by a staff reporter for the Addis Tribune (Addis Ababa) - was originally published online in mid-1999. The article discusses the Ethiopian government's response to corruption - by formulating new employee guidelines, conducting a workshop, and encouraging public participation and support.

The article may be found in part online at http://allafrica.com/stories/199908060115.html. The full article resides in the AllAfrica archive, and it may be accessed via an AllAfrica subscription (http://allafrica.com/misc/info/subscribe.html).

IBPP Comment. Although the ongoing "big" Ethiopian story promulgated by the international mass media has involved the Ethiopian-Eritrean war, the Addis Tribune story on fighting corruption is noteworthy for it demonstrates an approach that is common throughout the world both in its substance and its likely ineffectiveness.