Volume 17, Number 49, December 21, 1990



Abdallah Ahmed Abdallah

by Marcia Merry

Sudan’s ambassador to the United States tells how food has been used as a weapon to punish Sudan for not backing U.S. military action against Iraq.

Jamal Shair

by Joseph Brewda

A former cabinet member in Jordan lays out the diplomatic prerequisites for avoiding war in the Mideast.

Elmo Martinez Blanco

by Christine Bierre

Panama’s minister of industry and commerce under Noriega says national sovereignty has only been postponed, and not eliminated, by the bloody U.S. occupation.

Book Reviews

A Touch of Peter Pan

by Katherine Kanter

A Touch of Treason, by Ian Hamilton.

Charge Coverup in 1985 Gander Massacre

by Herbert Quinde


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Transport Is the Crucial Issue.

Report from Rome

by Antonio Gaspari and Lorenza Saini

The “Seven Sisters” and Ecology.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

A Positive Alternative Proposed.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Economy in Hyperinflation.


by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Ratzinger on the Human Mind.

Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

Drugs and the Constitution.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

British Protect CIA Cousins.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Henry Wants a War, as Soon as Possible.


The End of NASA.


Food Warfare Underlies Bush Aid Pledge to Soviets

by Marcia Merry

On both sides, there is some very disgusting, cynical maneuvering going on.

West Europe Faces Population Crash

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Budget Crises Deepen as Revenues Collapse

by H. Graham Lowry

Schiller Institute Warns of AIDS Danger; Mexican President Responds

by Carlos Wesley

Documentation: Mexican press rings alarm over AIDS threat.

The Tennessee Valley Authority: A Model for World Development

by Marsha Freeman

The experience gained on this 1930s project directly benefited many Mideast nations in the 1950s and 1960s.

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

Fed Takes Desperate Measures.


by Giuliana Sammartino

Experiments on Animals Are Needed.

Business Briefs


Economic Growth, Not ‘Food Control,’ Will Save Lives

by Marcia Merry

Africa has some of the potentially richest farmland on the globe; and yet it is dying of starvation and disease. Whoever wishes to understand why, and change it, must first contrast a “food for peace” perspective oriented to increasing the wealth of sovereign states, against the current “food control” policies of Henry Kissinger and his masters.

GATT Failure Hides Trade War Intent

by Anthony K. Wikrent

The U.S. may now be free to punish Japan and Europe for not destroying their economies fast enough.

Sudan, Potential Mideast ‘Breadbasket,’ Seeks To Speak with Own Voice in Gulf

by Marcia Merry

Interview with Abdallah Ahmed Abdallah, Sudanese ambassador to the United States.

The History of GATT: Modern Form of British Imperial Free Looting

by Rosa Tennenbaum


Will the West Hear Lithuania’s Appeal?

by Konstantin George

Gorbachov, the Red Army, and the KGB have plans to use a probable January outbreak of war in the Mideast as an opportunity to cudgel the Baltic states and Ukraine back into the Soviet Union.

Ukrainian Appeal to the Parliaments of the World

Polish Libertarian Loves Jungle Drugs

by Mark Sonnenblick

The truth about Stanislaw Tyminski.

Japanese Deplore U.S. Buildup in Gulf

by Lydia Cherry

Israeli Leaders Exude Prewar Calm

by Scott Thompson

Hollinger Controversy Erupts in Israel

by Mark Burdman

EIR Called the Shots on 1982 NATO Crisis

NATO Chief Calls for Policing Third World

Argentine Military Faces ‘Restructuring’

by Cynthia R. Rush

A Scots Nationalist View: British Imperialism Still Stalks Globe

by Alan Clayton

Charge coverup in 1985

Gander massacre

Germany Must Dump Thatcherism

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Indian Army Cracks Down in Assam

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Pakistan Army Chief Sends U.S. a Message

by Ramtanu Maitra

International Intelligence


Despite Hostage Release, All Systems Are ‘Go’ for Gulf War

by William Jones

Having been forced to agree to talks with the Iraqis in exchange for getting his authorization for use of force at the United Nations, President Bush is backtracking as rapidly as possible.

Laurence Hecht Takes Stand for Defense

In the Roanoke “kangaroo court” of Judge Clifford Weckstein, a longstanding associate of Lyndon LaRouche describes the 20-year organizing process which the government wants to destroy.

Mich. ‘Death Doctor’ Charged with Murder

by Linda Everett

Inslaw Scandal Won’t Go Away, Despite Thornburgh Stonewalling

by Jeffrey Steinberg

National News