Volume 17, Number 39, October 12, 1990



Audroné Vainiunaite and Donatas Katkus

by Ortrun Cramer and Hartmut Cramer

Two members of the Vilnius Quartet from Lithuania tell how their nation became united around the ideas and works of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Book Reviews

House of Morgan: The Bank that ‘Ate’ the United States

by Anton Chaitkin

The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance, by Ron Chemow.

The British Art of Framing Up Innocents

by Mark Burdman

A Conspiracy of Crowns: The True Story of the Duke of Windsor and the Murder of Sir Harry Oakes, by Alfred de Marigny with Mickey Herskowitz.


Andean Report

by Sara Madueño

Citizens Resist “Fujishock.”

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

A Trilateral Oil Grab.


Build a Political Anti-War Movement.

Science & Technology

Reflections on the Cost of Water and Mideast Peace

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Man’s increasing mastery over nature has always gone hand in hand with increasing per capita throughput and use of fresh water. With modern technology, there is no intrinsic limit on that throughput, even for desert areas. The issue of cost is a red herring; so what are we waiting for? Jonathan Tennenbaum presents the necessary concepts.


Budget Agreement Calls for New Taxes, Grim Austerity

by William Jones

With his budget package, President Bush is faithfully carrying out the dictates of the usurers of the International Monetary Fund who are doing to the United States what they have already done to the Third World.

‘Lancet’ for Triage of Third World Babies

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Leave it to the British oligarchy to come up with a new “final solution” to eliminate non-white children from the planet.

Industrial Giants of Japan and Germany Link Up for Mega-Projects

by Lydia Cherry

They’re telling the Anglo-American “post-industrialists” to go take a walk.

U.S. Electric Power Supply in Doubt

by Stephen Parsons

Part II of a two-part analysis.

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

Bankers Getting Hysterical.


by Marcia Merry

Yeutter and Hills Want Blood.

Business Briefs


Mideast Crisis: Thatcher Targets German Unity

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The no-shows of Bush, Thatcher, and Mitterrand at the Oct. 3 German reunification ceremonies symbolize the decaying Anglo-American Establishment’s deep hostility toward the emergence of non-usurious economic superpowers such as Germany and Japan. Why are Bush and Thatcher acting even worse than Gorbachov?

Documentation: “Kraut-bashing” in the Anglo-American media.

Banning Technology for the Third World

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Congress To Authorize Covert Operations against U.S. Allies

by Herbert Quinde

There won’t be any more Contragates-Congress is making it legal!

CIA’s Webster Charts Economic Warfare Course

U.S. Spites Itself in Airbus Fight

by Marsha Freeman

A case study in “free market” insanity.


UN ‘Perm Five’ Dictate the New World Order

by Webster G. Tarpley

The five permanent members of the United National Security Council are putting teeth into their mystical right to dictate a one-worldist policy to everybody else.

Documentation: Excerpts from speeches at the UN General Assembly.

Soviet General Warns of World War

by Joseph Brewda

Third World Leaders and Press in Backlash against Gulf Adventure

Germany Reunited as One Sovereign Nation; Faces Greater World Role

by Rainer Apel

Baker Feeds Lebanese to Syrian Butchers

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Indian Government Bungling Aggravates Religious Disorder, Economic Turmoil

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Pakistan’s Elections under U.S. Shadow

by Ramtanu Maitra

Collor Imposes Green Agenda on Brazil

by Silvia Palacios

The new President would destroy Brazil’s economy for a junior- partner seat in the one-world condominium.

Colombian Terrorists Get Olive Branch

by Andrea Olivieri

Yugoslavia Heads for Dismemberment

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence


Holocaust in Panama Returns To Haunt Bush

by Carlos Wesley

The U.S. massacre of 5,000 to 7,000 Panamanians was known to EIR readers ten months ago. But now the story of Bush’s coverup is out everywhere.

Early Release Expected for LaRouche, Co-Defendants in Alexandria Railroad

The three companies illegally shut down in 1987 by the “Get LaRouche” task force will be seeking $40-60 million in compensatory damages.

U.S. States, Cities Welcome German Unity

Will George Bush’s Mideast War Be His Political Undoing?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

‘We Should Have Listened to MacArthur’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From Cold War to Economic Warfare

by Scott Thompson

The “Old Boys” of U.S. intelligence got together in northern Virginia.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News