Volume 18, Number 6, February 8, 1991



Rifaat el Saeed

by Joseph Brewda

The official spokesman for Egypt’s seven-party parliamentary opposition describes the tragedy for his nation, where so many families have one son fighting in the Army and another working in Baghdad.

Maurice Goutt-Lilv

by Christine Bierre

The editor of Les Nouvelles Baltes says Bush stabbed the Baltics in the back after the Soviet intervention.

Gerald T. Zerkin, Esq.

by Marianna Wertz

The attorney for death row inmate Joe Giarratano tells a shocking story about the barbarous system of justice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Book Reviews

More about a True Cultural Hero

by Nora Hamerman

Filippo Brunelleschi: The Early Works and the Medieval Tradition, by Heinrich Klotz.

Science & Technology

Winston Bostick, a Man of Great ‘Physical Intuition’

by Charles B. Stevens

Fusion Energy Foundation founding member Winston Bostick died Jan. 19. In his memory, we reprint his March 1977 work on the controlled thermonuclear fusion “pinch effect” principle, from the first issue of the International Journal of Fusion Energy.

The Pinch Effect Revisited

by Winston H. Bostick

Part 1 of Winston Bostick’s groundbreaking work on this aspect of controlled thermonuclear fusion research.


From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Economic Blackmail and the Gulf War.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

What Price War?

Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

Welcome, Rambos, to Peru’s Jungle.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Bush’s New World Order Under Attack.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Gulf War Is Also a Proxy East-West War.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Mexican March Backs Iraq.

Australia Dossier

by Lydia Cherry

Iraqi Diplomat Expelled in Frameup.


The United States Needs More Patriots.


Washington Uses Gulf War To Wage Trade War

by Marcia Merry

In the Gulf, the Europeans are our “allies,” but when it comes to squeezing out trade concessions, the White House is taking no prisoners.

Schiller Institute Helps Poles Plan To Replace Bielecki

by Frank Hahn

With the right sort of program, this proponent of the Jeffrey Sachs- Leszek Balcerowicz “shock austerity” can be voted out next spring.

Currency Rates

Will Ibero-America’s Economies Survive Bush’s Gulf War?

by Dennis Small

The continent’s big oil exporters need to import food, while the food exporters need oil; yet both buy elsewhere, for political reasons. With the outbreak of war in the Mideast, this foolish strategy is becoming a disaster.

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

Will Gramm-Rudman Be Axed?

Business Briefs


Pot Production Soars as Depression Hits United States

by Marcia Merry, Dennis Small and John Hoefle

EIR has conducted a systematic analysis of U.S. marijuana production, evaluating the statistics compiled both by Federal agencies and by the pro-dope lobby. Our conclusion: The government’s figures are a gross underestimation, as marijuana becomes the top crop in one state after another.

Pop Singers Say, ‘Grow Dope, Not Food’

Where Marijuana Is the Top Cash Crop

Dope Moves In Where Farm Policy Failed

by Marcia Merry

The USDA, the grain cartels, and the Reagan-Bush “recovery” pulled the rug out from under the farmers, and then told them to grow dope to pay their debts.

It’s a Lie that Marijuana Is ‘Safe’

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

U.S. Must Grow Food, Wipe Out Marijuana


Muslims Inflamed against Bush’s ‘New World Order’

by Joseph Brewda

Will Iran enter the war on Iraq’s side? LaRouche said Bush could never contain this war, and he’s being proven right,

Iraq Charges U.N. with War Crimes

From Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz’s communiqué to U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuéllar.

Bush Blocked Road to Peaceful Solution

by Joseph Brewda

Civil Liberties Are Latest War Casualty

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Britain is rounding up Palestinians; France has banned demonstrations; and the FBI has readied the internment camps.

Violence Continues Against Baltic States, Ordered by Moscow Center

by Konstantin George

Gorbachov Is Lying on Baltic Atrocity

by Christine Bierre

Narcos and IMF Declare Joint War on the Colombian Economy

by José Restrepo

The kidnapped daughter of a former President is murdered: Is this the peace offering of the “Extraditables”?

International Intelligence


Can Bush Survive His Persian Gulf War Debacle?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

People are beginning to find out that war is not a video game, and that means the President’s obsession with destroying Iraq will become his own political undoing.

Army Study Warned Against Bush’s Insane Gulf War; Authors Silenced

by Leo Scanlon

An analysis produced by the U.S. Army War College, “Iraqi Power and U.S. Security in the Middle East,” is a virtual point-by-point refutation of the propaganda themes that dragged the nation into war.

Virginia Withheld Evidence That May Prove Joe Giarratano’s Innocence

by Marianna Wertz

ADL Spying Targets Anti-War Movement

by Herbert Quinde

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News