Aviation Security: An Analysis of Opposition to Evaluating Racial Profiling — January 21, 2000
This article analyzes a public rationale for opposing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) efforts to evaluate the discriminatory impact of the FAA's own Computer-Assisted Passenger Prescreening System.
The Many Routes to Assassination: Musings on Turkmenistan — January 21, 2000
This article describes some of the more common psychological routes leading to political assassination.
The Offenses of Missile Defense System Failure — January 21, 2000
This article describes the political psychology of analyses of a recent United States testing failure of components of a limited ballistic missile defense system.
The Tyranny of Elections: After the Coup in Pakistan — January 21, 2000
This article discusses the political coup of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan by General Pervez Musharraf. At issue is the difference between procedural and substantive justice.
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IBPP Research Associates: Swaziland — January 21, 2000
Staff Writer – The Swazi Observer
This article originally appeared in The Swazi Observer on January 21, 2000. It discusses campaign funding corruption in Swaziland. For a copy of the article, please contact The Swazi Observer (http://new.observer.org.sz/contact-us.php)
IBPP editor comment: While the most significant newspapers of the Western media are currently focusing on the campaign funding problems of the German Christian Democrats, events elsewhere on the globe underline how intractable such problems are to benign change.
Trends. The Annan Apologia: Still Missing the Point — January 21, 2000
This article discusses Kofi Annan's apology for the United Nations' failure to intervene in the atrocities in Bosnia and Rwanda.