Volume 17, Number 15, April 6, 1990



Linden S. Blue

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The vice chairman of General Atomics discusses the bright prospects for the modular helium nuclear reactor.

Isidor A. Weisbrodt

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The manager of a West German project to construct cheap high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear plants says construction could start in 1992-93.

Dr. Pierre Lamothe

A leading French forensic psychiatrist tells why he came to the United States to testify in the case of Lewis du Pont Smith.

Book Reviews

Satan’s Army’s Generals Expose Themselves in Recruitment Manual

by Carol White

A co-author of Satanism: Crime Wave of the ’90s, reviews Satanism in America: How the Devil Got Much More Than His Due, by Shawn Carlson and N. Gerald Larne with Gerry O’Sullivan, April A. Masche, and D. Hudson Frew.

Rembrandt Drawings, a Feast for the Mind

by Nora Hamerman

Rembrandt’s Landscapes: Drawings and Prints, by Cynthia P. Schneider; and The Drawings by Rembrandt and his School in the Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, by Geroen Giltraij.

Today’s Lesson of the 1939 Hitler-Stalin Pact

by Patrick Ruckert

Partners in Tyranny: The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact—August 23, 1939, by John Kolasky.


Report from Rome

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Turnaround on Nuclear?

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Too Much Inertia among Politicians.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Soviet Sub Base Is Not “Defensive.”

Andean Report

by Peter Rush

Shining Path in Pre-Election Rampage.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

The El Chorrillo Land-Grab.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

India’s Confused Planners.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

How Eagleburger Bankrupted Yugoslavia.


The reality of depression politics.

Science & Technology

Nuclear Power To Help the Developing World

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

With the advent of the new generation of modular helium nuclear reactors, environmentalists now have even less grounds to complain about “dirty” or “unsafe” nuclear plants.

Let’s Build a Joint East-West HTR Plant

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Isidor A. Weisbrodt, manager of a Siemens subsidiary in West Germany which is specializing in high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor technology, sees it as an ideal power source for Eastern Europe.


Second Quarter 1990: Wall Street’s Turn in the Barrel

by Christopher White

The Japanese stock market blowout is the beginning of the financial mudslide which LaRouche predicted earlier this year.

Preparing the Road for Ortega’s Comeback

by Ana Maria Papert

Budget Crisis Rocks State and Local Politics across U.S.

by Andrew Rotstein

Debate Over Collectives or Family Farms Rages in East Germany

by Rosa Tennenbaum

German “Food for Peace” leader Rosa Tennenbaum reports on the history of the East German communists’ disastrous attempt to run farms precisely the same way they ran industrial plants: into the ground.

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by William Engdahl

Wall Street Plays with Fire in Japan.


by Marcia Merry

Farm Protests Rock Europe.

Business Briefs


The Choice before Ibero-America: Dark Age or Renaissance

by Peter Rush

Despite the horrors of the past decade, caused by international banks’ unabashed looting of the national economies of Ibero- America, its 400 million inhabitants still have a chance to avoid plunging into a repeat of the Thirty Years War, if their leaders heed the advice of Lyndon LaRouche, which they foolishly rejected ten years ago.

A Plan for Industrial Development of Peru

Extracts from “The Mercantilist Manifesto for an industrial Peru,” the program of Peru’s Independent Solidarity Movement which is running in the upcoming elections there.

What Argentina’s Menem Could Learn from Gen. Juan Guglialmelli

by Cynthia R. Rush

Profile of the great Argentine patriot, who before his death in 1983 fought relentlessly for the “American System” economic principles of Henry Carey and Friedrich List.


Betrayal! Lithuania and the Neville Chamberlain Syndrome

by Konstantin George

Documentation: World reactions to the Lithuania crisis.

Denmark Stands by Lithuania—Alone

by Poul Rasmussen

LaRouche Warns Western Governments: Stop Appeasement, Support Lithuania

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

New Soviet ‘Presidential Council’ Aims To Consolidate Russian Core

by Luba George

Russian Nationalism: Playing with Fire

by Herbert Quinde

China’s Double Game with India

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Setback in Colombia: Anti-Drug Fighter Ousted from Cabinet

by Andrea Olivieri

Documentation: The letter of resignation of interior Minister Lemos Simmonds.

International Intelligence


Will Bush Sellout Lead to Bloodbath in Lithuania?

by William Jones

In the words of one high Administration official, “I see the umbrella.” But there is a growing popular revulsion against the President’s cowardice in the face of naked Russian aggression.

LaRouche Testifies in du Pont Smith Case

The machinations of the “Get LaRouche” task force and of Edgar Bronfman’s Anglo-Soviet “Trust” are now a matter of court record.

Gerald Bull: Another Iran-Contra Murder?

by Joseph Brewda

N.J. Gun Law Takes Aim at Constitution

by Patricia Salisbury

Liberals Dismayed by New Catechism

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News