State Security and Affairs of State — May 12, 2000
This article elaborates on an intractable conflict among two types of security Issues facing a foreign ministry.
Terrorism and Terror Management: Prescription for Misanalysis? — May 12, 2000
This article describes some problems with a recent analysis of global terrorism issued by the United States Department of State.
The Power of Symbolism: Disarmament in Northern Ireland — May 12, 2000
This article explores recent events in Northern Ireland to highlight the import of symbolism in the resolution of political conflict.
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IBPP Research Associates: Nigeria — May 12, 2000
This article - Playing Politics with Death, by Uche Ugboajah - discusses AIDS, and the politics surrounding both the disease and an alleged vaccine developed by Jeremiah Abalaka in Nigeria. It was originally published in The Post Express (Lagos) in early 2000.
The article may be accessed in part at http://allafrica.com/stories/200005070078.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).
Trends. Prisoners of Time: Discourses on Antimissile Defense Systems — May 12, 2000
This article discusses positions for and against a US antimissile defense system in the context of differing interpretations of time.