Volume 19, Number 25, June 19, 1992



Munther Haddadin

by Joseph Brewda and Marcia Merry

The former director of the Jordan Valley Authority, Dr. Haddadin currently heads Jordan’s delegation to the Multilateral Talks on water, and is the principal expert on water issues on the Jordanian delegation to the Bilateral Peace Talks with Israel.

Book Reviews

Can Scientific Islam Provide a ‘Third Way’ in Economic Policy?

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Islam and the Economic Challenge, by M. Umer Chapra.

Catholic Monthly Blasts American Free Traders

Do the ‘Revisionists’ Really Understand Japan?

by Kathy Wolfe

Trading Places: How We Are Giving Our Future to Japan, by Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr.

G.W. Leibniz’s Writings in a Recent Popular Collection

by Nora Hamerman

Philosophical Essays, edited by Roger Anew and Daniel Garber.


China Report

by Michael Billington

China’s Economy on the Brink.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Judge Orders Terrorists To Stand Trial.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

“La Quina” Conviction Dooms Pemex.


Bush, John Major, and More Wars.

Strategic Studies

Pagan `Earth Summit’ Opens in Rio de Janeiro

by Silvia Palacios

U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali inaugurated this modern-day version of a fascist Nuremberg Rally with two minutes of silence in honor of Mother Earth, the pagan goddess Gaia.

Why the ‘Eco-Pagan’ Movement Wants To Destroy the Essence of Christianity

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa, in a speech to the founding conference of the Ibero-American Solidarity Movement in Tlaxcala, Mexico, traces the “sick naturalism” of the ecology movement back to Marxism, Romanticism—and the Pelagian heresy.

Dixy Lee Ray Battles Rio Green Agenda

by Geraldo Luis Zaraiva Lino

The former governor of the state of Washington, a biologist, confronted the environmentalists head-on, leading a Brazilian paper to brand her “the big bad wolf” of Eco-92.


IMF Hits the Rocks in Russian Republic

by Rachel Douglas and Denise Henderson

On the first anniversary of Boris Yeltsin’s election as President of the Russian Federation, the economy is a shambles, with Weimar-style hyperinflation. Yeltsin’s team has been unable to deliver the changes ordered by the IMF.

Japan Hits U.S. with ‘Unfair Trade’ Charges

by Kathy Wolfe

Mideast Water Development: Making the Desert Bloom

by Joseph Brewda and Marcia Merry

An interview with Munther Haddadin.

Currency Rates

Thousands of Jobs Needed in U.S. Heavy Manufacturing

by Anthony K. Wikrent

U.S. Unemployment Cover-up

Catholic monthly blasts

American free traders


by Suzanne Rose

Dutikel Woos Farmers for GATT.


by John Hoefle

Olympia & York: The Bankers’ Nightmare.

Business Briefs


Population Control Lobby Banned DDT To Kill More People

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

It is the 20th anniversary of the banning of the pesticide that has saved more human lives than any other man-made chemical. At a press conference sponsored by Conference-14, scientists presented the truth about this travesty: Not only is the ban scientifically incompetent, but it is based upon a policy of deliberate genocide.

Poison of ‘Silent Spring’ Lingers On

by Dr. Thomas H. Jukes

Exposing the Myth of the ‘Danger’ of DDT

by Dr. William E. Hazeltine

Ecoindustry Pursues ‘Unholy Genocide’

by Dr. J. Gordon Edwards

DDT Ban Means Death for Millions

by Edward G. Remmers


Turkish-Albanian Alliance Raises Threat of Balkan War

by Konstantin George

The military pact signed with the blessing of Washington is intended to give Turkey an Ottoman Empire-style protectorate over neighboring states to “protect” Muslim populations. The plan is a threat to just about everyone in the region.

Documentation: Statements from around the world on the danger of world war arising out of the recent developments in the Balkans.

Venezuela Seethes with Anti-IMF Anger

by José Ignacio Mussett

International Intelligence


Balanced-Budget Mania Pushes Nation to the Brink

by H. Graham Lowry

The Congress is threatening to institutionalize draconian austerity, by promoting a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. The vote to submit the amendment to the states for ratification failed, but only barely.

LaRouche Wins N. Dakota Primary

by John Sigerson

There’s a big media scramble on to try to pretend it didn’t happen—but it did. Said LaRouche in a message to North Dakota voters: “It means no more than it means, but it means a great deal.”

U.S. Court Re-Opens Demjanjuk Case

by Katherine Notley

Will the Anti-Defamation League and its Office of Special Investigations finally have to answer for years of flouting the law?

Michigan Serial Killer Remains at Large

by Linda Everett

Someone must be determined to back Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s crusade to legalize death on demand.

International Law Expert: No NATO Intervention into Balkans!

by Francis A. Boyle

An open letter to the U.S. Senate by a professor of international law at the University of Illinois.

Whittle Attempts To Capitalize on Disaster in U.S. Education

by Joyce Fredman

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News