A Place for Ahistoricism in the Mideast — August 4, 2000
This article advocates for an ahistoricism in conflict resolution between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).
A Textual Analysis of Security: The Republican Platform as Propaganda — August 4, 2000
This article comments on international security appraisals and pledges contained in the United States (US) Republican Party platform at the 2000 Republican National Convention.
Perspectives on Psychobiography with Reference to John Keane's "Vaclav Havel: A Political Tragedy in Six Acts" — August 4, 2000
This article describes some salient features of psychobiography and relates them to a recently released biography of Vaclav Havel.
IBPP Research Associates
IBPP Research Associates: Ghana — August 4, 2000
Staff Writer – The Ghanaian Chronicle
This article - Sanctioning Africa's Vampires - was originally published as an editorial in The Ghanaian Chronicle (Vol. 8, No. 138) on August 2, 2000. The article may be access in part at http://allafrica.com/stories/200008030308.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).
This article discusses corruption in the African country of Ghana, as well as in other nations on the continent.
Trends. Blowing Smoke: Tobacco Machinations and the World Health Organization — August 4, 2000
This article discusses actions of agents of the tobacco industry and their attempts to undermine World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco control activities as reported in a WHO report.
Trends. Hugo Chavez and Loyalty: What Venezuela Can Teach Us About Ourselves — August 4, 2000
This article discusses and evaluates the actions of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who, after winning a procedurally fair, democratic election, chose members of his political team based on loyalty rather than expertise.