Volume 21, Number 8, February 18, 1994



Paul Hebert

A delegate at large from Haiti’s National Campaign for Unity, Peace, and Reconciliation describes the effects of the embargo against his country.

Msgr. Raouf Najjar

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The Apostolic Delegate in Jordan discusses the status of diplomatic relations between the Vatican and Israel, and the prospects for peace in the Mideast.

Dr. Shauki Tuma

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iraq’s Deputy Minister of Health exposes the hideous and illegal manner in which life-saving medical supplies not prohibited under the embargo are being kept from the people of Iraq.

Book Reviews

Fighting Today’s Tuberculosis Means We Must Fight AIDS, Too

by Ernest Schapiro, M.D.

The Forgotten Plague: How the Battle against TB Was Won—and Lost, by Frank Ryan, M.D.

Greater Serbians were Hitler’s Best Henchmen

by Paul Gallagher and Irene Beaudry

A review of a draft translation of Mosaic of Betrayal: Serbian Collaboration with the Nazis, published in Croatia by Ljubica Stefan and Tomislav Vukovic.

Eyewitness Report

Tavistock Techniques Are Being Used To ‘Break’ Iraq

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Reports from Baghdad, after three years of a cruel and inhuman embargo.

West Illegally Withholding Medicine, Food from Iraq

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Dr. Shauki Tuma.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The Decline of Geopolitics.

Northern Flank

by Tore Fredin

Sweden Toes the Anglo-American Line.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Lula and the Armed Forces.


Put the Lid on Environmental Hoaxes.


Federal Reserve Hikes Rates To Save the Bubble

by Anthony K. Wikrent and Christopher White

Treasury Secretary Bentsen calls it a “preemptive strike” against inflation. But, in fact, it’s Phase Three in the attack on foreign currencies, designed to prop up the speculative bubble.

California’s Earthquakes: The ‘Big One’ Is Still To Come

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Beijing Embraces France’s Ailing Economy, Furthers ‘Globalization’

by Michael Billington

India’s Reserves Are Growing, But at a Cost

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Rao Visit Opens a Great Opportunity for German-Indian Relations

by Mary Burdman

Devaluation of the CFA Franc: France Sucks Its Neo-Colonies Dry

by Lawrence Eyong-Echaw

The author is a journalist writing from Cameroon.

Currency Rates


by Rosa Tennenbaum

Russia Facing Mass Starvation.

U.S. Unemployment Coverup

Business Briefs


Racist ADL Uses Gestapo Tactics To Boost Fundraising

by Dennis Speed

The Anti-Defamation League’s loud cries of “anti-Semitism” directed against the Nation of Islam, are part of a systematic campaign mapped out in Montreal in 1991, which included the sale of intelligence on the NOI to South Africa. When revenues began to lag after the December 1992 exposure of ADL espionage against its political opponents, the campaign went into high gear.

Establish Proper Relations with the Jewish Community, Says Farrakhan

Excerpts from a Feb. 3 news conference by the Nation of Islam leader.

Media Scramble To Defend the ADL

The ADL’s Sordid Legacy of Racism and Hate Crimes

ADL Strategizes on Targeting Farrakhan

From an ADL policy memorandum.


NATO Falls Out in Chaos over the War in Bosnia

by Katherine Kanter

Once again, the British are preparing a trap for the Clinton Administration. Unless the geopolitical game of the British-led Entente Cordiale is overturned, the Balkan war could soon engulf the rest of Europe.

Croatia Trapped by Compromise

by Elke Fimmen

Haiti Must Determine Its Own Destiny

An interview with Paul Hebert.

Can the British Gameplan for South Africa Be Stopped?

by Linda de Hoyos

Separatist Strategy Advances in Mexico

by Cynthia R. Rush

Vatican Ties with Israel Are a Step toward Peace

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Msgr. Raouf Najjar.

International Intelligence


Anglo-American ‘Special Relationship’ Is On the Rocks

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The bitter recriminations over the granting of a temporary visa to Gerry Adams, head of Ireland’s Sinn Féin, are but the surface manifestation of much deeper differences.

Thatcher Peddles ‘Special Relationship’ in Virginia

by Scott Thompson

British Assets Pump Whitewater Scandal

by Edward Spannaus

LaRouche Wing of Democratic Party Makes ADL Toadies Tremble with Fear

by John Sigerson

In Illinois, the friends of Sen. Paul Simon are chewing the rug.

Judge: Nazi Eugenics, Euthanasia Rulings Give the Right to ‘Suicide’

by Linda Everett

Judge Richard C. Kaufman has overturned Michigan’s law banning “assisted suicide,” as Dr. Jack Kevorkian cheers.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News