***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, Richard Rothenberg wrote: [stuff deleted] > If this is a reasonable thought, than it casts the notion of "targeting > individuals" in a different light. To be specific, targeting persons > may not make a lot of sense, and the results of "removing" a person from > a criminal network may or may not have the desired impact. My guess is > that it won't, and that empty central positions are a vacuum just > waiting to be filled. (In Iraq, there have been frequent announcements > ... harrison white's chains of opportunity in a different guise! --------------------- regards, al ============ Alden S Klovdahl / [log in to unmask] / fax: +61 2 6125 2222 -------- Social Sciences / Australian National University / Canberra Australia 0200 _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.