The Balcombe Street and Iranian Embassy Sieges

  title={The Balcombe Street and Iranian Embassy Sieges},
  author={Steven P. Moysey},
  journal={Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations},
  pages={67 - 96}
ABSTRACT This paper will examine two hostage negotiation episodes and compare how each situation was handled in relation to the eventual outcome. Both examples are of approximately the same duration, handled by the same police force and featured terrorist organizations as the hostage taking parties. Despite all their similarities, the two events had radically different outcomes. In December 1975, four members of an Irish Republican Army [IRA] active service cell were involved in a running… Expand
The Sydney Lindt café siege: The role of the consultant psychiatrist
  • Russ Scott
  • Medicine, History
  • The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry
  • 2019
During the siege, Monis was a narcissist and the siege was not an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack, so the psychiatrist’s endorsement of the police strategy to ‘contain and negotiate’ was prudent in the circumstances. Expand
Negotiation Tactics in Organizations Applied to Hostage Negotiation
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to take negotiation and its related concepts from the realm of organizational conflict and apply the current communication principles, strategies, and tacticsExpand
Negotiation, communication, and decision strategies used by hostage/crisis negotiators.
By conducting this theory-based empirical study, gathering data from working negotiators in the US and Canada, I have determined what primary dynamic activities, communication skills, and negotiationExpand


Lying during crisis negotiations: A costly means to expedient resolution
#1 After being confined to a wheelchair for over eleven years, a twenty-eight-year-old paraplegic attempts to quell his overwhelming anger with alcohol. The beautiful spring afternoon is noExpand
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion
"Influence", the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes" - and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidlyExpand
Terrorism And Hostage Negotiations