Volume 16, Number 15, April 7, 1989



Dr. Nabil Shaath

by Scott Thompson

A member of the Palestine National council and chairman of its Political Committee spoke with EIR’s Scott Thompson and other reporters at an unprecedented meeting of Palestinian and Israeli parliamentarians in New York City.

Gen. Mattityahu Peled

by Scott Thompson

General Peled, retired from the Israel Defense Forces, is now a professor of Arabic Studies at Tel Aviv University.

Mordehai Bar-On

by Scott Thompson

A leader of Israel’s Peace Now organization, Mr. Bar-On is a former member of the Knesset.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The political prisoner and former presidential candidate warns that the “secret government” team that convicted him, and the Soviet-run “ecologists,” are part of moves toward dictatorships in the United States in Europe. Also included: comments on the 50th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s Lincoln Memorial concert, and the campaign to lower the tuning pitch.

AIDS Update

AIDS Victims Urged To Commit Suicide


Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Industrialists Demand End to Usury.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Threatens To Shut Down Canal.

Andean Report

by Lucía López de Méndez

Peru paralyzed by narco-terrorism.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Sri Lanka Foils Overthrow Plot.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The Greening of U.S.-German Relations.


Call Henry Kissinger to Account.

Science & Technology

Inertial Confinement Fusion: The Civilian Applications

by Dr. Eric Storm

Congressional testimony by Dr. Eric Storm. Part II of a series on the exciting promise of fusion power.

TMI 10 Years Later: News Lies Never Stop

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht


Debt Fears Drive Oil Supply Threats

by Christopher White

As the IMF Interim Committee meeting convenes in Washington, the real fight is over raw political control: who will be thrown overboard, and who will be doing the throwing overboard.

International Creditors Go for Ibero-America’s Crown Jewels

by Mark Sonnenblick

Privatization Could Kill the American Space Program

by Marsha Freeman

Currency Rates

Worldwatch Propaganda Lies that Mass Starvation Is Inevitable

by Marcia Merry


by Marcia Merry

GATT Talks Resume in Geneva.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Wall Street’s New Oil Manipulations.

Business Briefs


Vatican Takes On American Heresy at Rome Meeting

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi and Susan Welsh

The American bishops have their marching orders: Your job is to lead the faithful out of the morass of American cultural degeneration—not to fall into it.

Cardinal Ratzinger: Bishops vs. Theologians

“It is the hallmark of truth to be worth suffering for. In the deepest sense of the word, the Evangelist must also be a martyr.”

Cardinal O’Connor: The Church in America

“One gets a sense that a kind of moral free enterprise system took over at some point. The ‘moral market’ has been allowed to float.”

Pope John Paul II: Our Criterion Must Be Truth


Lebanese Christians Appeal To End Syrian Occupation

The United States, France, and the Vatican have reaffirmed their support for Lebanese sovereignty. But U.S. actions are not forthcoming, while State Department officials cynically affirm that Lebanon is “better off” with Syrian troops there.

Soviet-Iran Terror Pact Casts Its Net

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Defend Iceland from Green Terrorism

by Poul Rasmussen

Greenpeace is lying, again—and the target is NATO’s strategic northern flank.

Uprising in Kosovo Leaves 150 Dead

by Konstantin George

Ogarkov Remains in Strategic Command

by Konstantin George

Gorbachov Elections a Purging Circus

by Konstantin George

Irangate’s Rowland Under Fire in U.K.

by Mark Burdman

Mideast Leaders To Meet with Bush

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Scott Thompson

South Korean Government Faces Yet Another Crisis with Opposition

by Lydia Cherry

Terrorist M-19 Ceded a Piece of Colombia

by Javier Almario

International Intelligence


Kissinger Putsch in U.S. Heightens War Danger

by Webster G. Tarpley

Henry Kissinger’s “New Yalta” power-sharing arrangement with Moscow is now accepted as Administration policy.

Defense Secretary Wages War on SDI

by Kathleen Klenetsky

C. Boyden Gray: The Bush Administration’s Hoaxster

by Joseph Brewda

The self-defined guardian of the public virtue is actually one of the top hatchet-men of the Bush administration. More than anyone else, perhaps, he knows where the “bodies” of Irangate are buried.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Central America Deal—What Price?

National News