Volume 17, Number 2, January 5, 1990



José Maria Cabrera

The Panamanian Ambassador to the Organization of American States, on the illegitimacy of the Endara puppet regime.

Book Reviews

25 Years Later, the Heritage of Dr. Martin Luther King

by Marianna Wertz

A preview of the newly revised edition of Bridge Across Jordan, by Amelia Platts Boynton Robinson.

Six Months Too Early, 20 Years Too Late

by Nina Ogden

And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: An Autobiography, by Ralph Abernathy.

A Tavistockian’s View of Leadership

by Daniel Platt

On Becoming a Leader, by Warren Bennis.

Flawed, But on the Right Track

by Bob Trout

On the Trail of the Assassins, by Jim Garrison.

British Witchcraft in the Age of Thatcher

by Mark Burdman

Persuasions of the Witch’s Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England, by T.M. Luhrmann.

Books Received


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

First Steps toward Economic Recovery.

Report from London

by Dan Atkinson

Three Shocks.

Report from New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Spotlight on Troubled Kashmir.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Terror Resurgence in Southern Cone.


Europe’s Triangle of Development.

Science & Technology

NASA Plans To Return to Moon, Manned Colony on Mars

by Marsha Freeman

Details the new technologies we need for a U.S. planetary colonization program.


The Banking Crisis of 1990 Has Begun

by John Hoefle

Misery will have a lot of company among banks and other financial institutions in 1990, as the “Texas disease” spreads to the Northeast and other parts of the country.

Global Food Shortage Means African Famine

by Marcia Merry

Poland’s Alternative to IMF Shock Medicine

by William Engdahl

France has proposed the creation of a European Development Bank which would not follow the International Monetary Fund’s murderous conditionalities policy.

Currency Rates

Market Chaos Follows Argentine Liberalization

by Cynthia R. Rush

Trouble Ahead for Trucking Industry

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Red China Supplies Most World Heroin


by Robert L. Baker

Yeutter Touts USDA “Accomplishments.”

Business Briefs


Panama Genocide Begins the End of George Bush

Democratic statesman Lyndon LaRouche points to the accelerating madness in the White House since the Dec. 20 invasion.

Panama Massacre: The Real Story

by Carlos Wesley

Civilian Deaths in Panama Prediscounted

by Leo F. Scanlon

Bush Names Drug Mob Capos To Rule Panama

‘Will Americans Swallow This?’

Statements by Panama’s Minister of Industry and Commerce and Ambassador to the OAS, and by Argentina’s Col. Mohamed Ali Seineldín.

Fact Sheet on U.S. Invasion of Panama

World Press Reports: Bush in Trouble Now


Soviet Massacres from the Elbe to the Urals?

by Webster G. Tarpley

The conjuncture of the Romanian-centered Balkan crisis with the Lithuanian-centered Baltic crisis is propelling the Kremlin toward the use of military force in either or both of these theaters.

Phase I of Romanian Revolution Has Ended

by Konstantin George

But the new interim government is run by the same Communist families as before—minus the Ceausescus.

U.S. Warfare in 1989 Targeted Four Strategic Allies in Asia

Japan, Philippines, Turkey, and South Korea were all victimized by the U.S.-Soviet condominium.

Greenpeace: A Critical Look at the Ecological Multinational

Part I of an investigative series.

Beethoven Rules in Berlin

by Hartmut Cramer

Germans open the Brandenburg Gate

International Intelligence


Thornburgh Doctrine Makes the U.S. an Outlaw State

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Panama invasion couldn’t have happened without the U.S. Attorney General’s announcement that the FBI could kidnap targeted individuals anywhere in the world, regardless of international law. Now’s the time for Bush to fire him.

Du Pont Heir Puts ‘Get LaRouche’ Mob on Trial

by Frederic Henderson

Lewis du Pont Smith seeks to reverse a judge’s ruling that he is “incompetent” solely because of his political beliefs.

Facts about Bush’s Sellout to China

by Ralph de Toledano

(Guest columnist).

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Thornburgh Stifles Freedom of Press.

National News