Volume 19, Number 26, June 26, 1992



Due to an error in last week’s issue, the last word of the article “Whittle Attempts To Capitalize on Disaster in U.S. Education” was left out. The full sentence on page 67 should have read, “But until noble aspirations have concrete agendas which address the lack of intellectual standards, students are not safe in any of our schools, public or private.”


Ivan Culic

by Eric Sauze

The president of the Croatian Democratic Union in Villeurbanne, France, was recently in Croatia, and reports on the effects there of Europe’s lack of a policy.

Francis Boyle

by Joseph Brewda

Professor Boyle teaches international law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dircan Shirvanian

The director of the Paris-based publishing house Sevig Press, Mr. Shirvanian is also a historian.

Book Reviews

None Dare Call It Christian

by Leif Johnson

None Dare Call It Treason ... 25 Years Later, by John A. Stormer.

Books Received


Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

The Economy Is Another Collor Scandal.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Dropping Three Zeroes.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

MRTA Terrorist Chief Captured.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Trade War Is Part of Euro-Corps Fight.


Stop Judicial Murder.

Strategic Studies

Ibero-American Military Budgets Are New

by Dennis Small and Peter Rush

Robert S. McNamara says the countries of Ibero-America are poor because the military is devouring more than its share of the GNP. But there’s one thing his calculations curiously fail to mention: debt service payments, which in 1990 were almost seven times as much as military spending.


Ibero-American Stock ‘Boom’ Could Be a Bust

by Cynthia R. Rush

The financial press says “Latin financial markets are sizzling,” but the booming stock markets have nothing to do with reality. Somebody in Washington evidently knows that: Witness the U.S. Treasury’s hastily called meeting with Ibero-American finance ministers.

IMF Puts Squeeze on Yeltsin’s Russia

by William Jones

The Bretton Woods Committee met in Washington, and a battle royal broke out over the promised $24 billion “aid” package to Russia.

Japan Outlines Its Growing Economic Role

by Kathy Wolfe

What’s at Stake in Thailand

by Christopher White

There’s a fight on between the Japanese policy known as “flying at the head of the flock,” and the destabilization drive of Henry Kissinger, Lane Kirkland, and friends.

The Collapse of the Maastricht Treaty: What Will Europe Do Now?

by Poul Rasmussen

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

FDIC Reports Record Bank Profits.

Business Briefs


The U.S.-Russian Entente that Saved the Union

by Konstantin George

The story—astonishing to Americans who have been brainwashed into ignorance of their own history—of the U.S. alliance during the Civil War with the Russia of Czar Alexander II. Russia’s entente with the United States was absolutely critical to the Union victory in the war, the defeat of the British strategic design, which backed the Confederacy in order to dismember the United States.

Henry C. Carey and the American System

by Henry C. Carey


Bush Flees Panama in Tears; Tour Called ‘a Disaster’

by Carlos Wesley

En route to the Rio summit, the man who fancies himself the conquering emperor of a new Rome, was forced to confront reality: the fury and hatred that his policies are evoking everywhere.

European Parliament Calls for Abolition of Death Penalty in U.S.

LaRouche: Law Has Been Separated from Truth

Monarchy Option Brings New Dangers to Balkans

by Mark Burdman

Bosnian Refugees Pouring into Croatia

by Eric Sauze

An interview with Ivan Culic.

Balkan War the Pretext for Anglo-American Reshaping of NATO

by Joseph Brewda

An interview with Francis A. Boyle.

Russia Adopts New Interventionist Posture in ‘Grachev Doctrine’

by Konstantin George

Will Czechoslovakia Break into Pieces?

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Thailand: The Coup Continues

Armenia Can Be an Important Factor for Peace in the Transcaucasus

An interview with Dircan Shirvanian.

International Intelligence


High Court Okays U.S. Right to Overseas Kidnapping

by Leo Scanlon

The ruling in U.S. v. Alvarez Machaín effectively renders null and void over 100 extradition treaties between the United States and other nations, and strikes a blow against the rule of law in international affairs.

Establishment Media Throw Tantrum over LaRouche North Dakota Victory

by Suzanne Rose

LaRouche Candidates Win in California

Southern Baptists Set Anti-Masonic Probe

by Anton Chaitkin

Al-Kassar Arrest Revives Scandal of Bush Role in Lockerbie Cover-up

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Eye on Washington

by Stanley Ezrol

Jesse’s Way to “Rebuild America.”

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News