Volume 19, Number 4, January 24, 1992



Antonio Cipriani

by Umberto Pascali

An investigative journalist from the Italian newspaper Unità reports on his researches on the nefarious operations of the Freemasons in eastern Europe.

Mersudin Pajo

A Croatian now resident in Alberta, Canada, discusses the discrimination against Muslim Croatians like himself, under the Yugoslav federal regime.

Bishop Leroy T. Matthiesen

by Anita Gallagher

The Catholic Bishop of Amarillo, Texas explains why clemency must be granted to a death row inmate who raped and murdered a nun.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Maglev Train May Run in the Year 2000.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Collor Touts “Social Liberalism.”

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

A Free Marketeer in Sheep’s Clothing.


by Lotta-Stina Thronell

Swedish Teacher Battles Youth Culture.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Religious Conflict in the Wings?

Letters to the Editor

Books Received


Japan Looks Askance at Superboondoggle.


Colombia’s Dope Trade: From Military Defeat to Political Victory

by José Restrepo

Mi Guerra en Medellín, a book by Col. Antonio Bahamón Dussán.

‘JFK’ Film Is Indictment of America’s ‘Secret Government’

by Anno Hellenbroich

The controversial film directed by Oliver Stone.

New Magic Flute at ‘Original Tempi’

by Kathy Wolfe

Die Zauberflöte, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, on compact disc; conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras; Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus.

Circa 1492: A Deeper Look at Asian Art

by Michael Billington

A second view of the “Toward Cathay” Asia section of the exhibit “Circa 1492: Art in the Age of Exploration,” held at Washington’s National Gallery.

Science & Technology

‘Global Warming’ Theory Does Not Fit with Reality

by Gerd R. Weber

The climate is not cooperating with the weather models: There’s cooling in the wrong places and warming at the wrong times. The third and final installment of Gerd Weber’s report.


GATT Trade Talks Dead, Victory for Food Producers

by William Engdahl

The refusal of European farm ministers, who are feeling the heat from their angry constituents, to buckle under to the outrageous demands from the Bush Administration, is a temporary victory for world food security and a stinging defeat for Washington’s view of what “free trade” should mean.

Japan Sees U.S. as Economically Hopeless

by Kathy Wolfe

Poland Makes a New Beginning, After Two Years of Shock Therapy

by Frank Hahn

State Budgets Shrink, Jobless Lines Grow

by H. Graham Lowry

Washington’s in for a ‘Dukakis’ Disaster

by Leo Scanlon

Currency Rates

Labor in Focus

by Harley Schlanger

Governors Target State Pension Funds.


by Suzanne Rose

GATT Meeting Is a Bust.

Business Briefs


‘Free Market’ Drug Barons in Colombia Switch to Heroin

by Andrea Olivieri

The deregulation of the banking system, the lifting of restrictions on foreign investment, and all the other free trade policies which the Bush Administration has foisted upon Colombia, have created the perfect environment for drug-money laundering. And Colombia’s drug barons know just what to do about that.

Colombia’s Dope Trade: From Military Defeat to Political Victory

by José Restrepo

Organized Crime Makes European Bid for Power, as Russian Mafias Move In

by Roger Moore and Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

LaRouche: Why the War on Drugs Did Not Succeed

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


Opposition to Harvard’s Sachs Mania Mounts in Russia

by Mark Burdman

Although the opposition so far lacks a coherent economic alternative, it is emerging as an institutional force, and is blasting, by name, Jeffrey Sachs and the other carpetbaggers who are advising President Yeltsin on how to destroy the country.

EC Finally Recognizes Croatia and Slovenia

by Umberto Pascali

‘Black’ Masonry Schemes for Conquest of Former East Bloc

by Umberto Pascali

An interview with Antonio Cipriani.

The War in the Heart of Europe Is Not an Ethnic or Religious Conflict

by Claude Ragon

A guest commentary on the Croatian war.

Muslim Croatians Have Been Targeted

An interview with Mersudin Pajo.

Isi Leibler Scores One over India

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Zionism: Britain’s Racist Tool

Algeria: A Cold Coup by the Army

by Christine Bierre

U.S. Tells Haiti To Accept Communist Ruler

by Carlos Wesley

Bush Negotiates with Cuban Drug Dictatorship

by Cynthia R. Rush

International Intelligence


Death Penalty Challenged in the United States

by Anita Gallagher

The principled battle under way over cases in Virginia and Texas has to do with returning the country to the community of civilized nations that have abolished the death penalty. Among the voices raised against the Texas execution is that of Pope John Paul II.

‘Every Life Is Precious, Even That of Someone Who Has Committed a Crime’

by Anita Gallagher

Interview with Bishop Leroy T. Matthiesen.

Bush Is Scorned by World Press

LaRouche Identified Bush’s Mental Problems Early On

Supreme Court Weighs ‘Hate Crimes’ Law of Anti-Defamation League

by Leo Scanlon and Steven Meyer

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News