Volume 19, Number 43, October 30, 1992



Australia Dossier

by Don Veitch

An Oversupply of Useless Politicians.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Mysterious Deaths.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

EIR Exposé Used To Expose Narcos.

Dateline Mexico

by Cruz del Carmen Moreno Soto

The Return of Aztec Paganism.

Books Received

Music Views and Reviews

by Kathy Wolfe

A Sampling of Operas and Opera Highlights.


Patriot and World Citizen.


Columbus and the Principle of the ‘Purloined Letter’

by Timothy Rush

Columbus, The Great Adventure: His Life, His Times, and His Voyages, by Paolo Emilio Taviani.

The Lessons of the Last Romanovs: Neither Bolshevism Nor Tsarism

by Denise Henderson

The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II, by Edward Radzinsky.

Searching the Heavens for Intelligent Life

by Marsha Freeman

Is Anyone Out There? by Frank Drake and Dava Sobel.

Strategic Studies

New Bernard Lewis Plan Will Carve Up the Mideast

by Joseph Brewda

The dean of the Anglo-American establishment’s Mideast experts has some refinements on his plan to smash all the nation-states from western Asia to the Indian Subcontinent, in a replay of the Roman Empire’s imperial methods.

Will Afghanistan Be Partitioned?

by Ramtanu Maitra

A case study of one targeted nation.


U.K. Depression Means Early Death of Major Government

by Mark Burdman

With its entire front page edged in black, the London Sunday Times ran the banner headline, “Recession Turns Into Depression; 200,000 Jobs To Go by Christmas.” When will Washington get the message?

GATT Talks Fizzle; Bush Pushes Trade War

by Christophe Laverhne

In the Face of U.S. Trade War, Europe Is at Its Most Stupid

by Jacques Cheminade

A view from Paris.

IMF Liberalization and Drug Money-Laundering

by C. Brannan

A report from the International Conference on Money Laundering in Strasbourg, France.

Currency Rates


by John Hoefle

Goodbye, Mr. CHIPS.


by Suzanne Rose

Maquiladoras in the United States.

Business Briefs


New Waterway Link Shows the Way to a Productive Future

by Alexander Hartmann

A report from Germany on the historic opening of the Main-Danube Canal, a project that has been dreamed of for 12 centuries, since the era of Charlemagne. The canal is an important component of Lyndon LaRouche’s proposal for a “Paris-Berlin-Vienna Productive Triangle.”

Rhine-Main-Danube Canal 1,200 Years in the Making

Only the ‘Productive Triangle’ Can Bring an Economic Upswing

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

An appeal from the president of the Schiller Institute in Germany.


Nobel Peace Prize Ushers In ‘Shining Path North’

by Gretchen Small

Documentation: A fact sheet on Rigoberta Menchú and terrorism.

Argentina To Be a Tool of NATO?

by María del Carmen de Pérez Galindo and Cynthia R. Rush

Peru’s Fujimori Hits ‘Human Rights’ Crowd

by Peter Rush

Russia Begins Reconquest of the Baltic Republics

by Konstantin George

‘Respectable’ Again: Offensive War as an Instrument of Policy

by Michael Liebig

A Schiller Institute team and German Brig. Gen. Paul A. Scherer (ret.) visited the war zone in Croatia.

Searching for a Peaceful World Order

by Kassim Ahmad

In Malaysia, a conference on “Post-Marxian Political Thought” debates whether Islam can offer an alternative both to communism and the “new world order.”

Italy’s Scalfaro Fights Threat of Dictatorship

by Claudio Celani

Kissinger Called ‘War Criminal’

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


Toppling D.C. Statue Will Be Victory for LaRouche

by Mel Klenetsky

The LaRouche-Bevel presidential campaign calls for pulling down the monument to Albert Pike, a Confederate general and leading founder of the Ku Klux Klan, in Washington—and Pike’s freemasonic defenders may lose this fight in the nation’s capital.

LaRouche on the ‘Crisis in Education’

Highlights of a nationwide half-hour television broadcast aired on Oct. 21.

Bush Bunch Scurrying To Bury Evidence of BNL Coverup

by Edward Spannaus

Virginia Court Tries To End Appeals of LaRouche Associates

Appeals Judges Bray, Moon, and Koontz seemed determined to ape the bestial behavior of Commonwealth Attorney General Mary Sue Terry.

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Candidates Agree To Defend Fed at All Costs.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News