Volume 18, Number 27, July 19, 1991



Hrant Kachatrian

An Armenian Member of Parliament and chairman of the Association of Armenian Constitutional Law, on his nation’s fight for independence.

Book Reviews

A Portrait of Immorality

by Nancy Spannaus

The Commanders, by Bob Woodward.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Cholera Has Arrived.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

New Proof of U.S. Agents’ Drug Ties.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

German-Bashing Alliance in Action.


The First World War—and the Third.

Science & Technology

How India Became Self-Sufficient in Food

by Ramtanu Maitra

Once freed from the British yoke, India’s population grew rapidly, prompting a scientific revolution in food production, and leaving the malthusians grinding their teeth.

Environmentalism: Anti-Greenhouse Film Finally on U.S. TV

A round-up on the environmentalists and their opponents.

Strategic Studies

Brazil on War Footing in Defense of Sovereignty

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Just as the Anglo-Americans are poised to carve up the Brazilian Amazon, powerful nationalist groups in Brazil have mobilized to fight back. Now, the fur is really going to fly.

Gulf War Triggers Intense Debate at Brazilian Military Symposium

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

Report on a conference of Brazil’s Army Command and General Staff School.

Documentation: From the presentations to the symposium by EIR’s correspondents.

‘Desert Storm’ Was a Defeat for Humanity

by Silvia Palacios

Bush New Order Means War against South

by Lorenzo Carrasco


IMF, World Bank Test Case: India Must Buckle Under

by Mary McCourt Burdman

It was the International Monetary Fund’s policies which pushed Yugoslavia over the brink toward civil war. What will be the effects if the bankers get their way on the vast Indian subcontinent?

‘Economic Miracle’ Could Kill Argentina

by Cynthia R. Rush

Bank of England Shuts Down BCCI

by Jeffrey Steinberg

London Takes Aim at Japan, Inc.

by Kathy Wolfe

First of two parts.

Sobering Words from the Basel Bankers

by William Engdahl

Malaysia Promotes South-South Ties

by Lydia Cherry

Currency Rates

Indonesia Proposes a Development Triangle

by Mary McCourt Burdman

The IMF Is Not an Alternative to the Socialist Planned Economies

by Angelika Beyreuther Raimondi

A speech delivered to the Schiller Institute’s May 25 conference in Prague.

Oregon Set To Ration Health Care for Poor

by Linda Everett

Business Briefs


Armenia Fights for Independence from the Soviet Empire

by Anno Hellenbroich

An on-the-scene report. The deportation of Armenians living in Azerbaidzhan, which was carried out with the help of Soviet troops, buttressed the belief of most Armenians that Moscow was seeking any pretext to uphold the last remaining communist regime in Transcaucasus, and to weaken the independence-minded Armenian republic.

Armenian President Appeals to Bush

by L. Ter-Petrossian

Armenia Must Not Be the Puppet of Empires

An interview with Hrant Kachatrian.

Not an Ethnic, but a Political Conflict

by Levon Ter-Petrossian.

A report by Armenia’s President.

Eyewitnesses Tell of Red Army Genocide Spree


Superpowers Create Civil War in the Heart of Europe

by Nancy Spannaus

With the United States, U.S.S.R., and European Community as a whole lined up on the side of the Serbian-dominated army, there is little to prevent an escalation to outright war.

Aid Is Mobilized To Save Iraqi Children

But the Genocide Lobby Has ... Chip Berlet

by Nancy Primack

Resistance Surfaces in Colombia to the Deal with Narco-Terrorists

by Andrea Olivieri

International Intelligence


Budget Deadlocks, Emergency Rule Usher in New Fiscal Year

by H. Graham Lowry

In what the Bush Administration calls the “post-recession” period, nine states are lacking final agreements on their budgets as the deadline passes, and things are moving politically in the direction of rule by decree to enforce budget cuts.

Gates Confirmation: Irangate Won’t Die

by Herbert Quinde

National News

Human Rights

Why Lyndon LaRouche Is a Political Prisoner

The Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations filed this petition with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, demanding action to reverse the travesty of justice in the case of imprisoned statesman LaRouche and associates.