Volume 19, Number 8, February 21, 1992



The interview with Croatian leader Alexander Shiroka published in our Jan. 31 issue mistakenly reported that Mr. Shiroka’s U.S. tour was being organized by the Schiller Institute. The tour was actually sponsored by “LaRouche in ’92-Democrats for Economic Recovery.”

Book Reviews

Defend the Renaissance against the Foes of Christopher Columbus

by Mark Burdman

Columbus, by Felipe Fernández-Armesto, and Columbus: His Enterprise, by Hans Koning.


Report from Rio

A Military “Americas Initiative.” | Silvia Palacios


The SDI Then and Now.


Bush’s 1993 Budget Is Not Based on Reality

by Joyce Fredman

The President is so far out in cuckoo-land that even his budget director had to admit that “the outlook for debt and deficits remains unattractive.” And that’s nothing, compared to what the electorate is saying.

States Get Bush’s Nod To Hit the Poor Harder

by H. Graham Lowry

LaRouche Outlines Path to Economic Recovery to Congress

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Testimony presented to the House Ways and Means Committee.

Cholera Strikes South America

by Peter Rush

Ask Lee Iacocca: Who Caused the Deindustrialization of U.S. Auto?

by Leif Johnson

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

The Off-Balance-Sheet Blowout.


by Marcia Merry

U.S. Food Relief at All Time High.

Domestic Credit

by John Hoefle

Plug Is Pulled on Junk Bond Victims.

Business Briefs


LaRouche Campaign Endorsements Approach 1,000

An international movement on behalf of the LaRouche presidential candidacy has given some people in America the courage to support a man held in prison illegally by the Bush administration. LaRouche has now qualified for the primary ballot in 15 states, and is shooting for a dozen more.

Documentation: Endorsements from the United States, Ibero-America, Europe, Asia and Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.


Quayle Menaces Europe with a Trade War

by Rainer Apel

A report by Rainer Apel from the famous annual Wehrkunde conference on military strategy, in Munich, Germany.

Habash Affair Targets French Institutions

by Christine Bierre

Dirty operations are also threatening Yasser Arafat’s life.

Venezuela’s Insurrection Against IMF Sparks Continent-Wide Revolt

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Voices of the rebellion; continent sees itself in Venezuela’s mirror.

East German Documents Vindicate LaRouche Analysis on Soviet Strategy

by Michael Liebig

The Bonn Defense Ministry, analyzing documents inherited from the East German Army, has confirmed what LaRouche has been saying for more than a decade: that the only “defense” the Warsaw Pact ever had was an offensive plan for total war against the West.

British-Sponsored Crisis around Kashmir Gathers Momentum

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Australia: ADL Dirty Tricks Against LaRouche

by Allen Douglas

Whither Pakistan in the New World?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Commentary: Killing Is Killing, Not Kindness

by Dr. Eric Hoskins.

A report from Iraq.

International Intelligence


U.N. Official Challenges U.S. on LaRouche Human Rights

The U.N.’s Special Rapporteur mandated to investigate compliance with human rights statutes has asked the U.S. for an explanation; so far, none has been forthcoming.

Documentation: The statement of the Special Rapporteur; testimony by Warren Hamerman for the International Progress Organization; from the speech by Vice President Dan Quayle.

Ten Years Ago, LaRouche Briefed Washington on ‘Beam Weapons’

An End to Mutually Assured Destruction

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From LaRouche’s speech of February 1982, which led to what became known as the SDI.

Edward Teller Wary of ‘One-World’ Approach

by Rainer Apel

Judge Irving Kaufman and ‘Edwards v. Audubon’: A Reminiscence

by Thomas H. Jukes

By Thomas H. Jukes, a professor at University of California, Berkeley.

Judge Irving Kaufman: An Afterword

by Edward Spannaus

Bush Again Refuses To Release LaRouche Files

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News