Volume 18, Number 30, August 9, 1991



Franjio Golem

The new official representative of the Republic of Croatia in the United States and Canada discusses his country’s aspiration for freedom and independence.

Josip Svitan

The vice president of the Croatian Democratic Party tells why he thinks more Croatians should be as outspoken as he.

Book Reviews

Organized Crime’s Hostile Takeover of the U.S. Economy

by Harley Schlanger

Junk Bonds: How High Yield Securities Restructured Corporate America, by Glenn Yago; and The Money Machine: How KKR Manufactured Power and Profits, by Sarah Bartlett.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Salinas Betrays Foreign Investment Law.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Can Germany Escape a Deep Recession?

Northern Flank

by Poul Rasmussen and Michelle Rasmussen

Bush’s Policy Under Fire in Denmark.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Greenies Only Need Apply.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Still More Drugs.


August 15, 1971: Twenty Years After.


U.S. AID to Central America: Swap Debt for Birth Control

by Gretchen Small

The State Department’s Agency for International Development is drawing up plans to transfer debt titles into financing for “family planning” programs—otherwise known as genocide.

FAIR Refugee Policy ‘Reform’ Would Aid Genocidalists

by Leo Scanlon

The Federation for American Immigration Reform wants to limit refugees admitted to the United States, to the point that Chinese families fleeing the communist government’s one child per family policy would be excluded. The motive: population control.

Racialist Kooks behind FAIR and Immigration ‘Reform’

Human Rights

LaRouche Files Human Rights Complaint with the OAS

LaRouche and five people who were convicted along with him on trumped-up charges, have submitted a complaint to the Organization of American States, charging the U.S. government with human rights violations “to silence the voice of presidential candidate and economist Lyndon H. LaRouche, and to bankrupt, through financial warfare, the political movement associated with him.”


Sachs Mania Runs Wild in Poland: A Tragic Lesson

by Konstantin George

Thanks to the austerity policy dictated by Harvard’s Jeffrey Sachs, Poland has been forced to shut down one of the flagships of its industry, the Ursus tractor factory, largest in eastern Europe. Thousands have been laid off, and more layoffs loom. Where, then, is the “reform”?

Vienna, at Crossroads of Europe, Gets Report on LaRouche ‘Triangle’ Plan

Currency Rates

BCCI: The Truth, But Nowhere Near the Whole Truth, Comes Out

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Harvard Shock Troops Storm Mongolia

by Michael Billington


by John Hoefle

Mergers Help Bush’s Texas Buddies.


by Marcia Merry

Iraq Has No Food Reserves.

Business Briefs


LaRouche Interview: What Is Real Political Leadership?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. and Dr. Julio Hazim

From an interview with Lyndon LaRouche conducted by Dominican Republic television journalist Dr. Julio Hazim. Why is LaRouche in prison, and what are the chances of his getting out? Should the Third World pay its debt? Aren’t there too many people in the world? What does the Anglo-American establishment really want anyway, with its “new world order”? These, and many other questions are discussed in this wide-ranging dialogue with the Democratic precandidate for the presidency of the United States in 1992.


Moscow Summit Pact Was Sealed in Blood

by Christopher White

As Lithuanian border guards were gunned down by Soviet troops, Bush and Gorbachov pledged to uphold the superpower condominium in a “new world order” of regional crisis management and spheres of influence.

‘Greater Serbians’ Seeking To ‘Restore’ 1915 Balkan Borders

by Mark Burdman

World War I Started at Fashoda, Not Sarajevo

by Dana S. Scanlon

Why Croatia Wants National Independence

by Umberto Pascali

‘Baker Is To Blame for Croatian Crisis’

Iraq’s Greatest Antiquities Were Also Targets of Desert Storm

by Nicholas Powell

A guest commentary.

Somalia Asks for Peace and Development

by Marco Fanini

Asean Strives To Keep Independence

by Lydia Cherry

International Intelligence


Bush Democrats Begin To Make Their Move

by Nancy Spannaus

Aspiring Democratic presidential candidates are inching toward an assault on an increasingly vulnerable George Bush, but Lyndon LaRouche is the only one to offer a real policy alternative.

Showdown Looms over Thornburgh Doctrine

by Leo Scanlon

Kimmitt Confirmed as Ambassador to Germany

by Scott Thompson

Judge Rules Medicaid Payment System Illegal

by Linda Everett

‘Cult Awareness’ Gang Gets Press ‘Exposure’

by Herbert Quinde

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News