Volume 18, Number 20, May 24, 1991



Abol Hassan Bani-Sadr

by William Jones

The former President of Iran tells what he knows about the October Surprise.

Prof. Francis A. Boyle

by Debra Hanania Freeman

An international law specialist, Boyle is part of an international campaign to put Bush in the dock for war crimes.

Book Review

Bani-Sadr Looks Back with Insight

by Jeffrey Steinberg

My Turn To Speak: Iran, the Revolution, and Secret Deals with the U.S., by Abol Hassan Bani-Sadr.

Science & Technology

The Truth about Chernobyl vs. The Ecologist Syndrome

by Emmanuel Grenier

A lot of unwarranted fear was generated about the Chernobyl accident five years ago. A recent conference reported on in the French Fusion magazine separates fact from fear-mongering.


Andean Report

by Javier Almario

On Drugs and Free Market Economics.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Kill the People, But Pay the Debt.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Zelia Departs.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Kumate: More Criminal than Fujimori?

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

German Politics Beset by Smallness.

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Nepal Elections Resolve Nothing.


Save the Children.


Junk Debt Brings Down Insurance Industry

by Christopher White

The assets of the insurance industry are being exposed to be as worthless as those of the S&Ls, and insurance and pension plan policyholders are left holding worthless paper.

The Frankfurt Mafia Is Finally Beginning To Feel the Heat

by Volcker Hassmann

The taboo has been broken, and journalists are beginning to put names to the shadowy “godfathers am Main.”

Mayor’s Wife Defends Frankfurt Drug Lobby

Currency Rates

Algeria Has the Right to Nuclear Power and to Science

by Jacques Cheminade

This nation had the temerity to stand up against the war, and for development. Now, it’s in the cross hairs.

Democratizing Africa: ‘Paris-Stroika’ or True Economic Development?

by Christine Bierre

France is backing the IMF/World Bank “structural adjustment” blackmail in Africa. Or as one banker put it: “Economic growth is not synonymous with social progress.”

Bush Wants Drug-Money Laundry in Colombia

by Javier Almario


by Suzanne Rose

New USDA Report Lauds NAFTA.


by John Hoefle

Volcker: “Too Big to Fail” Must Stay.

Business Briefs


On the 100th Anniversary of Rerum Novarum

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

We publish the preface of Lyndon LaRouche’s forthcoming book, The Science of Christian Economy, written in anticipation of the latest encyclical.

Pope John Paul II’s Centesimus Annus: The Name for Peace Is Development

Excerpts from the encyclical celebrating the centenary of Rerum Novarum.


EIR Exposé against Bush and Kissinger Shakes Brazil

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

The Kissinger/Bush-authored assault on Brazilian sovereignty, population growth, and development, is backfiring—just as they feared.

Genocide Plot Lurks behind ‘Demilitarization’ of El Salvador

by Gretchen Small

The White House, the U.N., and the Kremlin are all backing the terrorist FMLN’s efforts to “negotiate” its way into the Salvadoran government.

Drugs and Gun Connection Growing in Northeast India

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Trilaterals Dictate Refugee Policy

by Mary McCourt Burdman

To them, the Bangladesh cyclone was an unalloyed blessing.

Japan Takes Lead To Heal Cambodia

by Linda de Hoyos

S. Korea the Latest ‘New Order’ Target

by Lydia Cherry

Fujimori Prescribes Witchcraft for Cholera

by Ana M. Mendoza-Phau

International Intelligence


Pressure Builds on Bush over Foreign Policy Crimes

EIR calls for probe of October Surprise.

U.S. Tie to ‘Irangate Mullahs’ Has Continued for Over 10 Years

by William Jones

Interview with former Iranian President Abol Hassan Bani-Sadr.

An Unusual Eyewitness Account of the Queen’s Visit to Mount Vernon

A manuscript bearing the signature of Washington Irving.

Touchy Bush Lashes Out at NAFTA Foes

by Suzanne Rose

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Campaign Launched To Try Bush for Nuremberg Crimes

by Debra Hanania Freeman

Interview with Prof. Francis A. Boyle.

National News