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Turks, Armenians, and Genocide: Is Genocide Foreign to Foreign Policy? — October 27, 2000
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This article describes difficulties in forging foreign policy consensus on preventing, attenuating, or intervening to stop genocide.

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United States Military Forces in the Balkans: Ending the Deployment — October 27, 2000
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This article explores the political psychological implications of ending the deployment of United States (US) military forces in the Balkans.

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Woman As Contender for the United States Presidency: A Look at the Movie, "The Contender" — October 27, 2000
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This article explores whether the movie, "The Contender," supports the viability of a woman for the presidency of the United States.

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IBPP Research Associates: Ivory Coast — October 27, 2000
E. Edwin Etieyibo

This article - Opinion: Ivory Coast: The Moral Questions in General Guei's Presidential Dreams - was posted on africanewswire.com by E. Edwin Etieyibo at http://www.africanewswire.com/annews/categories/ivorycoast/story3745.shtml on August 16, 2000. The link no longer functions, and a copy of the article could not be provided for download because copyright permissions were unavailable.

The article should be read in the context of General Guei losing power and fleeing Abidjan on October 24, 2000 in the aftermath of fraudulent campaign tactics, fraudulent announcement of electoral results, and an ersatz example of People's Power. The author noted that African leaders guilty of similar alleged corruption had not fared well.

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Trends. Honest Broker as Broken Concept: A Middle East Example — October 27, 2000
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This article describes the psychological and practical difficulties of being an honest broker of peace between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority.

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Trends. When is a Psychological Profile Not a Psychological Profile? The FBI and School Violence — October 27, 2000
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This article discusses the difficulties of predicting and preventing school violence. Though the FBI does have a list of "warning signs" by which to evaluate potential perpetrators of lethal school violence, they do not consider this list to be a profile. This is especially true given that no reliable predictors of lethal school violence have been found.