Volume 16, Number 21, May 19, 1989



Thomas T. Irvin

by Marcia Merry

The Georgia Agriculture Commissioner exposes the hoax of “organic” farming.


From the Hitler-Stalin Pact to ‘Operation Barbarossa’

by Michael Liebig

Looks at Der Eisbrecher: Hitler in Stalins Kalkül, by Victor Suvorov.

A Romantic View of the Superpower Deal

by Rachel Douglas

Nicholas Daniloff’s Two Lives, One Russia.

Total War: A Strategy for Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

by Allen Douglas

Turning Defeat into Victory: A Total War Strategy Against Peking by Gen. Teng Chieh.

Books Received

AIDS Update

Burton Warns Millions Could Die of AIDS

by William Jones


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

IMF Rule or Democratic Elections.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Germans Fear U.S. Strategic Reversal.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Toward “Local Self-Government.”

Dateline Mexico

by Isaías Amezcua

Sonora Narco-Politicos Falling?

Andean Report

by Mark Sonnenblick

Peru Reels from Narco-Terrorism.

Books Received


A Tale of Two Juries.

Science & Technology

Cold Fusion Experiments Spark Heated Debate

by Marsha Freeman

Reports on the range of reactions that the scientific community is experiencing over the continuing developments in “cold” fusion.

Not Science, Subterfuge

Idaho National Engineering Lab: Forty Years of Nuclear Research

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht


Austerity Policy Lies behind Attack on Speaker Wright

by Harley Schlanger

With the pundits now predicting less than a 50-50 chance of his political survival, it is time for him to expose the “hidden agenda” of his opponents.

IMF under Brady: A Plea for Reassessment

by Davison Budhoo

Southern Thailand Goes for the Kra Canal

by Sophie Tanapura

The Need for Modern Agriculture: ‘You Can’t Move Backwards’

by Marcia Merry

An interview with Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Thomas T. Irvin.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

The “Continued Recovery.”


by Robert L. Baker

Restructuring Agricultural Credit.

Business Briefs


FEMA: The Carter Legacy Haunts the Bush Presidency

lt is still too early to draw any definitive conclusions about the rehabilitation of Jimmy Carter, but it is already clear that one of the key legacies of the Carter-Trilateral regime is alive and well in the “kinder and gentler” Bush White House.

The Secret Government behind the Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA ‘Handles’ Three Mile Island

We’re Reaping Fruits of the Carter Era

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Trilateral’s ‘Crisis of Democracy’

Excerpts from Samuel Huntington’s Crisis of Democracy.


Panama Leads Battle against Limited Sovereignty

by Carlos Wesley

Bush is using the same arguments Hitler used to annex the Sudetenland, to justify ordering troops into Panama.

Schiller Institute Celebrates Council of Florence Anniversary

by Nora Hamerman

Reports from Rome on an international seminar commemorating the efforts of the Renaissance which successfully lifted Europe out of the Dark Ages.

Mainland China Explodes; Can the Nation Be Saved?

by Michael Billington

Iran’s Rafsanjani Is Going to Moscow

by Thierry Lalevée

Aoun Exposes Plot To Partition Lebanon

Dutch Government Coalition Falls

Anglo Elite Woos Neutralist Admiral

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


Invoking ‘Peace in Our Time,’ Bush Adopts Kissinger Plan

by William Jones

The President’s speech at Texas A&M University ushered in a new era of “welcoming the Soviet Union back into the world order.”

Supreme Court Denies LaRouche Bond Appeal

‘Thank God for the LaRouche People,’ Attorneys Tell New York Jury

Congress Considers Curb on Civil RICO

by William Jones

Red Carpet for Red Brass on Capitol Hill

by William Jones

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


Carol White's byline was inadvertently left off an article in the May 12 issue of EIR, called "Wicca and the Atlanta child murders," which was written by her on the basis of combined reports. Also, the drawing published on page 40 in that article was misidentified. It was done by an abused New Jersey child. Volume 16 Number 21, May 19, 1989