Volume 18, Number 5, February 1, 1991



Rev. Raphael Bidawid

by Fiorella Operto

The Chaldean Catholic primate of Baghdad, in Rome organizing to end the Middle East war, insists “already too many lives have been sacrificed.”

Book Reviews

Anglo-American Treachery: What Argentina Can Tell Iraq

by Cynthia R. Rush

The History of the South Atlantic Conflict, The War for the Malvinas, by Rubén O. Moro.

The Conceptual Power of Christianity

by Warren J. Hamerman

The Feast of Faith, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger.

1992 Celebrations of Columbus: Forward to Mars, or Back to Eco- Idiocy?

by Richard Sanders

The Conquest of Paradise, by Kirkpatrick Sale.


John Train, Paris Review, and the ‘Get LaRouche’ Gang

by Scott Thompson

Ever wonder where the uniformly identical slanders against LaRouche come from? The trail leads back to the CIA’s involvement in the creation of the rock-drug-sex counterculture, under the direction of British Secret Intelligence, via the “salons” of Wall Street investment banker John Train.


Strategic Map

Will Bush Revive World Communism?

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Vulnerability to Bush’s War.

Report from Paris

Who Will Save France’s Honor?

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Mexican Oil for Bush’s “New Order.”

Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

Gaviria’s Narco-Pact Is a Sham.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

What If the U.S. Defeats Iraq?


When the Truth Comes Out.


Burden Sharing: Bush’s Second Front against Allies

by Christopher White

Whether in depression or in war, the White House wants the Group of Seven to pay.

Bush Export Controls Punish Third World

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Documentation: French author supports Bush starvation policy.

Currency Rates

No ‘Soft Landing’ for U.S. Airlines

by Anthony K. Wikrent

Say it was the economic downturn, say it was higher oil prices; but it was “flea market economics” that shot down PanAm and Eastern.

Malaysia Stumps for Asian Bloc

by Lydia Cherry

Prime Minister Mahathir is building for regional economic integration, unencumbered by the British Commonwealth countries and the U.S. “free trade” disasters.


by Marcia Merry

“Farmer-Friendly” Bill To Kill Farmers.


by John Hoefle

How Big Will Bank Bailout Be?

Business Briefs


Spread of Gulf War Will Bring Back Global Showdown

Lyndon LaRouche looks at an unstable world and the potential for Bush’s Iran military action to revive dangers that should have been dispelled by the 1989-90 freedom movements in Eastern Europe.

Balkan Powder Keg Is Set To Explode

Soviets Gain a New Foothold in Europe

by Rainer Apel

Germans increasingly fear that Moscow’s military hardliners will make policy.

Gulf War Already Spread to Africa

by Linda de Hoyos

Both Israel and the U.S. are meddling in crises in Sudan, Ethiopia, Chad.

Gulf Madness Gives China an Opportunity

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Taiwan Leaders Fear Invasion by P.R.C.

by Lydia Cherry

Response to Gulf War Muted in South Asia

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

North Africa Begins To Erupt

by Joseph Brewda


Gulf War Intended To Wipe Out Iraq as Nation

by Joseph Brewda

U.S. news media are still covering it up, but George Bush’s New World Order has been initiated with a bloodbath—and the end is not soon in sight.

Baltic Republics Vow To Fight, but Need Western Support to Survive

by Hartmut Cramer

Lithuania was forced at gunpoint to agree to a referendum of its citizens on Feb. 9.

Ibero-America Is Against Iraq War

by Carlos Wesley

Our southern neighbors are still smarting from the invasion of Panama, and angered at the betrayal of the Baltics.

Europeans Don’t Want Another War

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The mass opposition in continental Europe may be one phenomenon Bush did not pre-discount.

Argentina’s Cabinet ‘Made in U.S.A.’

by Cynthia R. Rush

Kissinger’s Lawrence Eagleburger put pressure on Menem, and ministers whom the White House deemed “questionable” were removed.

Beethoven’s Ninth: A Survey of CD Versions

by John Howard

International Intelligence


Mass Ferment Flows into U.S. Anti-War Movement

by Nancy Spannaus

As LaRouche foresaw, 18 months after the world’s mass freedom movements began in Tiananmen Square, U.S. citizens are responding to the superpower agreements to bolster each others’ collapsing empires, by joining a peace movement liberally seeded with LaRouche’s program to get out of the depression.

Billy Graham, Bush’s Rasputin?

by Christopher White and Scott Thompson

A Report on the “British Israelite” Cult.

‘Mad Dictator’ Makes Emergency Power Grab

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Bush Faces Bloody War of Attrition

by Leo Scanlon

The U.S. industrial base is in no condition to support a production surge.

Budget Cuts Target the Poor

by H. Graham Lowry

Trial Will Revive Thornburgh Scandal

by Steve Komm and Jeffrey Steinberg

Trial of LaRouche Associates Shows Nazi Justice Reigns in Virginia

by Warren J. Hamerman

A fact sheet on the kangaroo-court trial of Paul Gallagher, Anita Gallagher, and Laurence Hecht—three political organizers who each face sentences of 40-plus years for the “crime” of soliciting political loans.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News