Volume 21, Number 36, September 9, 1994



Roberto Formigoni

by Liliana Celani and Claudio Celani

A parliamentarian and leader of the Italian Popular Party (PPI), Mr. Formigoni has for many years been chairman of Communion and Liberation, the biggest Catholic youth organization in Europe.

Lawrence K. Freeman

Mr. Freeman is a gubernatorial candidate in the Democratic primary in the state of Maryland.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Lula Follows in Cárdenas’s Footsteps.


How We Lost the Peace.

Book Reviews

The Confederate Conspiracy of Lords Palmerston and Russell

by Stuart Rosenblatt

Union In Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War, by Howard Jones.

Books Received


President Clinton Opens New Relationship with China

by Kathy Wolfe

U.S. Commerce Secretary Ron Brown travels to Beijing to line up $25 billion in trade deals, in a sharp departure from what Brown called "a 12-year tradition of laissez-faire government."

After Cairo ’94, UN Plots Global Economic Dictatorship

by Torbjörn Jerlerup

A report on the real agenda behind the UN’s March 1995 conference in Copenhagen on "social development."

Who’s Boycotting Cairo ’94

Currency Rates


by Rosa Tennenbaum

Swiss Farmers Don’t Want GATT.

Business Briefs


Social Unrest Is Harvest of Russian Shock Therapy

by Denise Henderson

Russian troops have now left German territory, opening the way for what President Yeltsin and Chancellor Kohl hailed as a "new era" in bilateral relations. Now is the time to move rapidly toward the LaRouche "Productive Triangle" plan for European development; if the opportunity is not seized, Russia will continue its precipitous plunge into economic and social chaos.

The IMF’s Geopolitics Ruined the Economies of Eastern Europe

by William Engdahl

A selection from EIR’s new Special Report, "Russia’s Future: Dictatorship, Chaos, or Reconstruction?"


Cornered, Castro Tries Immigration War

by Gretchen Small

Fidel Castro’s attempt to turn his own crisis into one for President Clinton did not succeed—much to the chagrin of the British and their allies in the Bush crowd.

How Communism Fell in Czechoslovakia

by Dr. Jozef Miklosko

‘We Are Now in a New Phase of Italian Political Life’

by Liliana Celani and Claudio Celani

An interview with Roberto Formigoni.

London Plots for Technocracy To Take Over Italy

by Claudio Celani

Pérez de Cuellar: From UN Capo to Peruvian ‘Inca’?

by Sara Madueño

Is Zaire Britain’s Next Target?

by Linda de Hoyos

Imam Larbi Kechat Freed in France

by Odile Mojon

Vatican Spokesman Gives Cairo Briefing

by Joaquín Navarro-Valls

The Holy See’s press director stated the issues from the Vatican perspective on Aug. 31.

International Intelligence


Anti-British Foreign Policy Shift Yielding Successes

by Edward Spannaus

The historic announcement of a cease-fire in Northern Ireland would never have happened, had Clinton not abandoned the U.S. "special relationship" with Britain.

Du Pont Smith Declared ‘Competent’ by Pennsylvania Judge

LaRouche Democrat Challenges ADL, Drug Lobby in Maryland Election

An interview with Lawrence K. Freeman.

ADL’s Friends Nabbed Again Fostering Neo-Nazi Terror

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A Canadian right-winger turns out to have been an agent provocateur for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

The Career of a Hired Gun, in His Own Words

by Anton Chaitkin

A profile of Carl Rowan.

National News