Volume 21, Number 40, October 7, 1994



Dr. C. Kumar N. Patel

by Kathy Wolfe

Vice chancellor of research at the University of California at Los Angeles, Dr. Patel has made contributions in the fields of gas lasers, nonlinear optics, molecular spectroscopy, pollution detection, and laser surgery.

Dr. Fahed Fanek

Dr. Fanek is a Jordanian syndicated columnist whose views reflect those of Jordanian government circles.

Mohammed Nazzal

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Mr. Nazzal is a leader of the Hamas movement of Palestinians opposed to the Palestine Liberation Organization.

Strategic Studies

The Gaza-Jericho Accord: Too Little Movement a Year Later

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The World Bank is sabotaging the prospects for peace, by holding up funds for infrastructure projects that would improve the lives of the Palestinians.

‘The Peace Process Has Not Been Moving At All’

An interview with Dr. Fahed Fanek.

In 1993, EIR Warned of World Bank Sabotage

Hamas Opposition Still Opposes the Accord

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

An interview with Mohammed Nazzal.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza and Dennis Small

Brits Go Back to the Drawing Board.


Who Will Be Next?


Unease Pervades Markets as Derivatives Volume Explodes

by Anthony K. Wikrent

The derivatives portfolios of U.S. commercial banks swelled by 29% during the first six months of the year, to $15.3 trillion. But instead of sounding the alarm about the derivatives cancer, regulators are cheering.

The Coming Derivatives-Fueled Blowout of Global Markets Shakes Texas

by Brian Lantz

The World Trade Organization Is a One-World Tool for Economic Ruin

by Richard Freeman

The purpose of the proposed WTO is to crush every nation’s sovereign right to implement dirigistic policies for trade and internal development.

Currency Rates

Asia Society Debates New ‘Thatcher Raj’ for Subcontinent

by Kathy Wolfe

A report from the conference on “South Asia and the United States after the Cold War.”

Why South Asia Needs To Develop Its Nuclear Energy

by Kathy Wolfe

An interview with Dr. C. Kumar N. Patel.


by Rosa Tennenbaum

Grain Supply Hits 14-Year Low.

Business Briefs


British Psychiatry: From Eugenics to Assassination

by Anton Chaitkin

Calls for a thorough public inquiry into the British intelligence project to create assassins, on the model of the “Manchurian Candidate.” The story goes back to the Rockefeller sponsorship of Nazi race science before and during World War II, and continues through the CIA’s MK-Ultra experiments in mind control.


Plague Spreads in India Beyond Surat Epicenter

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Despite warnings by experts, the World Health Organization and the Indian Health Ministry insisted that plague had been eradicated, and no further measures were necessary to prevent an outbreak.

Deal over Bosnia by U.S., Russia Threatens To Be Fatal to Europe

by Katherine Kanter

Dangers of U.S. Haiti Occupation Emerge

by Cynthia R. Rush

Geopoliticians Compete at the Asian Games

by Cho Wen-pin

German Elections: Zepp-LaRouche Calls for Recovery Program

Black Classical Artists Tour Germany To Spread Beauty, Combat Racism

by Stephan Marienfeld and John Sigerson

The Civil Rights Movement Solidarity and the Schiller Institute sponsor a unique concert tour by American musicians.

Thirteen Armies Hold Maneuvers in Poland

by Dean Andromidas and Michael Liebig

Leibniz and Europe

by Renate Müller de Paoli

A report on “The Art of Invention and Renaissance,” the Sixth International Leibniz Congress.

International Intelligence


Clinton-Yeltsin Summit Sidesteps the Real Issue

by Mel Klenetsky

Will Clinton buck the British policy and repudiate the International Monetary Fund’s austerity program for Russia? The British are afraid that he might.

Virginia Truth Barrage Shocks Oliver North’s Campaign

by Nancy Spannaus

A mass leafleting campaign in Virginia to expose Ollie’s drug connection, and a tour of the state by former Drug Enforcement Administration agent Celerino Castillo, dealt a blow to the North campaign.

Study of Incarceration Indicts U.S. ‘Culture’

by Marianna Wertz

U.S. Must Rise Above the ‘Requiem’ for Clinton’s Health Care Reform

by Linda Everett

The Minority Had a Veto

by Senator George J. Mitchell

National News


An editorial error was introduced into last week’s Feature “New York Health Care: It’s Rise and Murderous Fall”, on p. 20, the fourth paragraph. The Croton Aqueduct did not link New York City via the Hudson River to the Erie Canal. The text should have read: “Once the Erie Canal was built, New York City was linked, through the Hudson River northward, and then through the Erie Canal westward, to the Great Lakes, and thus the American Midwest.” We regret the confusion.