Being Part of the Security Team: An Update on Cognitive Impediments — August 13, 1999
This article describes cognitive impediments to team cohesion, morale, and--less strongly--to performance within a security environment.
Mullah Mulling In Iran — August 13, 1999
This article describes the main threats and psychopolitical options facing religious conservatives who seek to maintain supreme, earthly power in Iran.
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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.
Trends. Kosovo: The Latest Reification of Boundaries? — August 13, 1999
The author discusses the boundary issues of Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo.
Trends. Why Terrorism Will Continue in the Twenty-First Century — August 13, 1999
The articles discusses the advantages of terrorism as a tool to achieve political objectives.