Volume 20, Number 20, May 21, 1993



Linden Blue

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The vice chairman of General Atomics describes his company’s pioneering agreement with Russia to jointly develop a modular high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor.

Yves Dubois

by Catherine Brannan

The editor-in-chief of France 3 regional television and president of Coordination Alsace-Sarajevo tells how his group managed to send a convoy of trucks carrying food and medicine to Bosnia.

John Ascher

by Marianna Wertz

A leader of the political movement of Lyndon LaRouche in Maryland, Ascher’s wife is a political prisoner in Virginia. He discusses his recent visit to Colombia to mobilize support for human rights in the United States.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Debt Moratorium Is Becoming Popular.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Church: No Limits to Growth!

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Will Brazil Take the Fujimori Route?

Music Views and Reviews

by Kathy Wolfe

Eve Queler Presents a Bel Canto Gem.


Time To Get Going on Fusion.

Science & Technology

U.S. Firm, Russians To Build Modular Helium Reactor

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The benefits of the gas turbine modular helium reactor developed by General Atomics are enormous, and would draw on Russia’s great scientific resources, says GA Vice Chairman Linden Blue.

Book Reviews

George Bush’s Legacy of Mismanagement in East Europe Policy

by Aaron Trepav

At the Highest Levels: The Inside Story of the End of the Cold War, by Michael R. Beschloss and Strobe Talbott.


LaRouche’s Economics Is Posed in Moscow Debate

by William Engdahl

At a meeting of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, two representatives of the Schiller Institute presented Lyndon LaRouche’s alternative to the IMF’s disastrous “shock therapy.”

Blast against Monetarism in Russia Cites LaRouche

Prof. Taras Muranivsky writes in a leading Moscow daily.

Central Asia Opens Up to Oil Multinationals

by Adam East

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Move for “Sustainable” Farming Under Way.

Business Briefs


IMF Free-Traders Turn E. Europe into Smuggler’s Paradise

by Roger Moore

Reports on the flooding of Russia and eastern Europe with contraband cigarettes, drugs, and prostitution: the International Monetary Fund’s “free trade” policy in action.

Former CIA Chief Hails Russian Black Market

The Stasi Entrepreneur: Schalck-Golodkowski

Philip Morris, Inc., the Cash Crop Warrior

Dope Trade in Russia: ‘A Real Gold Mine’

by Rachel Douglas

Organized Crime Makes Power Bid in Ukraine


Clinton State Dept. Adopts Bush Line on Ibero-America

by Valerie Rush

Once again, the United States is backing the governments it ought to be opposing, while seeking to undermine its best potential allies.

Taiwan Is Joining Beijing in the Destruction of China

by Michael Billington

South Africa on the Way to Repression with a ‘Democratic’ Face

by Uwe Friesecke

Tajikistan and Afghanistan: Have Two Hotbeds of War Merged into One?

by M. Babur

Helga Zepp-LaRouche Announces Run for German Chancellor Post

Sweden’s Schori Wants ‘UN New Order’ over Bosnian Dead Bodies

by Mark Burdman and Ulf Sandmark

Alsace-Sarajevo Relief Convoy Forces a Breach

by Catherine Brannan

An interview with Yves Dubois.

Eyewitness to Terror in Croatia

by Lynne Speed

Victim of Geopolitics Tells Her Story

Colombians Told of Political Persecution of LaRouche

by Marianna Wertz

An interview with John Ascher.

International Intelligence


Paris and London Undercut Clinton’s Policy on Bosnia

by Edward Spannaus

Senator Bideis put it sharply: “I can’t even begin to express my anger for a European policy that’s now asking us to participate in what amounts to the codification of a Serbian victory.” Actually, it’s not a “European” policy, but the policy of a new Entente Cordiale between Paris and London.

Documentation: Gen. Paul-Albert Scherer (ret.) of Germany calls for immediate, unilateral U.S. military action.

Suall a Target of California Spy Probe

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Psychiatric Shock Troops behind Waco

by Scott Thompson and Bruce Director

Farrakhan Dispels Media Image

by Debra Hanania Freeman

Battle Intensifies over Masonic Statue

by Marianna Wertz

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones and Carl Osgood

National News