Volume 18, Number 9, March 1, 1991



Indian Foreign Minister Vidyacharan Shukia

by Hartmut Cramer and Mary McCourt Burdman

North-South wars are a matter of grave concern to Non-Aligned member-nations.

Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas

by Hartmut Cramer and Mary McCourt Burdman

Non-Aligned idea of a new order is different from Bush’s.

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister James Herat

by Hartmut Cramer and Mary McCourt Burdman

The Gulf war is an economic disaster for Non-Aligned nations.


H.L. Mencken and the Roots of Bush’s American Fascism

by Charles Hughes

The Diary of H.L. Mencken, edited by Charles A. Fecher.

Rewedding Morality to Modern Society

by Warren J. Hamerman

Moral Philosophy and Social Ethics, by Dario Composta.

Peter Sellers Puts the Soap in Mozart’s Operas

by David Shavin

The Movie ‘Henry V,’ or, Why the British Elites Despise Shakespeare

by Renée Sigerson

The “musical” power of the original drama.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

New Push for Infrastructure Projects.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Méndez

Salinas Unleashes “Oil Cholera.”

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Narcos Go for Total Amnesty.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Noriega’s Comeback.


War and Peace.

Science & Technology

France’s Nuclear Industry Still World’s Best, Safest

by Emmanuel Grenier

This country, which produces so much electricity from nuclear power that it has enough for export, must resist the temptation to knuckle under to environmentalist demands for the kind of “American”-style regulation that killed the U.S. program.

France Is Number One in Nuclear

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A tour d’horizon of France’s nuclear history.


Moscow Readies a Big Shift in Economic Policy

by Christopher White and Carol White

The new prime minister, Valentin Pavlov, rejects Western free market madness, driving the Kissinger types to distraction.

Trud Interviews Pavlov: ‘Let’s Be Realistic’

A preview of the new prime minister’s report on the monetary reform program that will be submitted to the Supreme Soviet.

Peru Cholera Epidemic Threatens Continent

by Valerie Rush

What the bombs are doing to Baghdad, the IMF is doing to Ibero-America.

Move To Deregulate California’s Water

by Pamela Lowry

Only those who can pay will get water.

ConAgra: Free Trade Swindlers

by Suzanne Rose

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Free Trade Pact Faces Farm Opposition.

World Trade

by William Engdahl

Soviets, Germans Sign New Trade Accord.

Business Briefs


Bush’s Genocide Will Hand Mideast to Moscow

by Joseph Brewda

The U.S. President’s refusal to negotiate has exposed his aim to destroy Iraq.

Iraq Seeks ‘Honorable and Acceptable Political Solution’ to Mideast War

Excerpts from the Feb. 16 Revolutionary Command Council cease-fire initiative.

Time Not on the Side of Waffling by the Non-Aligned Movement

by Hartmut Cramer and Mary McCourt Burdman

Our correspondents report from Belgrade, with interviews with the foreign ministers of India, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka.

Somalia: Behind Tribal Conflicts, British Geopolitical Policy

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Tribal rivalry is not killing this country on the Horn of Africa. The Anglo-American colonial policy is.

China Shifts Against Anglo-Americans

by Mary McCourt Burdman

India Tries To Recoup Gulf Policy

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

The Chandra Shekhar government is feeling the heat as a result of its buddying up to “the allies.”

French Debate on War Heats Up with Debray Letter to the Socialists

Those who try to maintain the fiction in France that this is a “U.N. action” are the same ones who, in the 1950s, staunchly maintained that “Algeria is France.”

Venezuelans Oppose Plan To Bust OPEC

by Carlos Méndez

That Henry Kissinger is advising the government has especially rankled citizens.

Can Carlos Menem Last Much Longer?

by Cynthia R. Rush

It’s not just Argentina that is suffering depression.

Special Forces or Engineering Corps: Which Role for Military in Drug War?

by Gretchen Small

More on the book Military and Democracy, to emasculate Ibero- America’s military, and the alternatives provided by the Andean Labor Party and Peru’s Solidarity Movement.

International Intelligence


Wilder Commutes Death Sentence of Famous Prisoner

by Nancy Spannaus

The internationally celebrated case of Joseph Giarratano has put the spotlight on the injustice system of Virginia’s Attorney General Mary Sue Terry.

Rohatyn Plots Final Solution for N.Y. City

by H. Graham Lowry

Churches Join Forces To Halt Gulf Slaughter

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The war dominated the deliberations of the World Council of Churches conference in Australia.

‘The Minotaur of War Has Been Loosed’

by Rep. Henry Gonzalez

The Texas Congressman explains to a voter why he is seeking Bush’s impeachment.

Chicago Democrat Asks ‘LaRouche Alert’

by Patricia Salisbury

The Cook County party chairman fears a repeat of 1986, when LaRouche-linked candidates beat the party hacks in the state primary.

FEC Finds ADL, MC Broke Law vs. LaRouche

The FEC released its findings only after a year, and five years after the initial complaint.

Nebraska Plea Bargain Seen as Coverup

by Alan Ogden

Nebraskans are furious that the child sex abuse prostitution ring may escape its day in court.

National News