Volume 19, Number 17, April 24, 1992



Lyndon LaRouche

The imprisoned statesman and candidate for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination speaks with a leader of China’s overseas democracy movement.

Mr. Krikorian

by Christine Bierre

A spokesman for Nagorno-Karabakh in France and other European countries, discusses the prospects for peace and independence in that embattled region of the former U.S.S.R.

Mark Swaney

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A postgraduate student at the University. of Arkansas and one of the founders of a civic group called the Arkansas Committee, Swaney has, since 1989, been demanding an investigation of Governor Clinton’s role in the Iran-Contra scandal.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Oil at Center of NAFTA Talks.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Irangate Making Headlines, Again.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

A “Cricket with a Thousand Voices.”

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

A Kissinger-Bronfman Coup.


End the Embargo of Iraq!

National Economy

Economic Reform Aims To Unleash India’s Potential

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

New Delhi correspondents Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra analyze the new five-year plan, from the standpoint of India’s history. Any similarities with “Brand X” monetarist medicine are essentially coincidental, as the Rao government attempts to address the problems that have long kept the Indian economy in a bare survival mode.


Bankers, Labourites Deliver Victory to Major

by Christopher White

What the British call “democracy,” is being replaced by an increasingly monolithic power, ruling over a subject population through methods of social engineering comparable to those employed in livestock management.

Currency Rates

Salomon Targets Japanese Banks

by Kathy Wolfe

Anti-Free Trade Agenda Begins in Australia

by Don Veitch

IMF Thugs Gain in Russia

Drug-Resistant TB Extends across U.S.

by Marcia Merry


by Marcia Merry

Big Cuts in Store for USDA.


by John Hoefle

Olympia & York Puts Banks in a Vise.

Business Briefs


Statecraft for the Development of a Modern China

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An interview with Lyndon LaRouche, conducted by one of the leaders of China’s overseas democracy movement. It is necessary to create the kernel of a new leadership for China, LaRouche explains, which has two things: a programmatic conception of the reconstruction of China, and an understanding of the ideas upon which a great, new, long-lived social movement can be built. It is necessary to build a movement which is based on the education of the most gifted of the young.


James Baker Covers for Serbia in Bosnia Massacres

by Umberto Pascali

The U.S. secretary of state’s words may have condemned the Serbian communists’ slaughter of the newly independent nation of Bosnia-Hercegovina, but his hands and feet are moving with the Serbs’ “ethnic cleansing” operation.

Peruvian Government Is Holding the Line Against Terrorism

by Cynthia R. Rush

Faced with what Peru’s foreign minister called “the possibility of disintegration as a nation,” Peru’s President took emergency action, and the Armed Forces are moving to wipe out narco-terrorism.

Documentation: The corrupting path of Congress and the courts

The People of Nagorno-Karabakh Must Participate in Peace Negotiations

by Christine Bierre

Interview of Mr. Krikorian.

Law Must Reign in Transcaucasus

by Leo Scanlon

The message of Hrand Khachatrian, an Armenian parliamentarian, on tour in the United States.

Israeli Massacres in Gaza, West Bank

by Joseph Brewda

International Intelligence


Is Clinton a Trojan Horse for Bush Reelection Effort?

by Jeffrey Steinberg

What does Governor Clinton know about the brisk drugs-for-guns traffic that Oliver North’s friends ran between Arkansas’s Mena Airport and South America? Plenty. Why is he covering up the involvement of Reagan-Bush Administration operatives in the drug-trafficking Iran-Contra scandal?

Citizen’s Group Investigates Clinton Role in Mena Cover-up

by Jeffrey Steinberg

An interview with Mark Swaney.

Mena and the Media

Bush Applies ‘Chinese Model’ to Welfare

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Noriega Verdict Means Bush Gets To Keep Him as Political Hostage

by Carlos Wesley

Chicago Flood Might Be Just the First Disaster

by Marcia Merry

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News