Volume 22, Number 2, January 6, 1995



Gennady Sklyar

by Gabriele Liebig

A leader of the Socialist Party in Russia, Mr. Sklyar is active in the Obshchestvennaya Palata, a forum for political leaders, businessmen, and religious and cultural figures.

E.A. Opia

A delegate to Nigeria’s National Constitutional Conference from Delta State, Professor Opia taught American history in the California public schools for many years.


Andean Report

by Leonor Rubiano

Venezuela Holocaust Looms.


What Is a Nation?

National Economy

Slovakians Restore Wetlands, Despite WWF Obstruction

by Alexander Hartmann

The government of Slovakia took on Prince Philip’s World Wide Fund for Nature in order to save the Danube’s inland delta and provide adequate power.

Saving the Danube’s Inland Delta

An analysis of the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project from Slovakia’s state-owned Water Management Construction company.


It’s Not a Mexico Problem, but a New York Problem

by Valerie Rush

The Mexican peso has been devalued by 40%, the productive economy is being wrecked, and the international bankers are moving in to demand that the U.S. government bail them out.

MSIA Calls for Debt Moratorium in Mexico

Venezuela’s Sinking Financial System Requires a Hamiltonian Overhaul

by David Ramonet

African Institute Debunks IMF Programs

by Bado Onimode

Currency Rates

Orange Co. Bankruptcy Puts Derivatives on National Agenda

by Nancy Spannaus

China: Foreign Speculators Have a ‘Screw Loose’

by Mary Burdman

Israel Could Link East and West, Says Ne’eman

by Marsha Freeman

In an interview with 21st Century Science & Technology, Israeli physicist Yuval Ne’eman gives a view of the Israeli space program’s work, and the raging battles over economic policy.

Business Briefs


Economic ‘Reforms’ Provoked Russia’s Chechnya Crisis

by Konstantin George

The real significance of the conflict in Chechnya lies not in the Caucasus, but in Moscow, where the failure of a quick military solution will have powerful ramifications against Boris Yeltsin.

‘We Should Take the Path of Developing and Implementing Major Joint Projects’

by Gabriele Liebig

An interview with Gennady Sklyar.

LaRouche’s Physical Economy Under Scrutiny

The economic policy debate in Russia divides between monetarist ideologues and those who want an industrialization program — Glazyev Calls for Industrialization Strategy — Arbatov: Shock Therapy Is Creating a Backlash.

Pigs Can Only Oink: Who Attacked Yeltsin, and Why

by Roman Bessonov

By our St. Petersburg correspondent.


Algerian Hijack: Look for British Geopolitical Hand

by Hussein Al-Nadeem and Dean Andromidas

By bringing the Algerian civil war directly into Europe, the “Entente Cordiale” crowd aims to divide Europe against potential American and German initiatives for peace through economic growth.

Sudan, Nigeria of Strategic Importance, Statesman Stresses

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reporting on a visit to Sudan.

New Irish Government Backs Peace Process

by Mary Jane Freeman

UN, Serbia Play Double Game

by Faris Nanic

The personal delegate of President Alija Izetbegovic of Bosnia and Hercegovina addresses a conference of the International Caucus of Labor Committees and Schiller Institute in Germany.

German Court Reopens Investigation of 1987 Assassination of Uwe Barschel

by Rainer Apel

New evidence emerges that the former German state governor did not commit suicide. Will the trail to Oliver North’s Iran-Contra operation be uncovered?

Indian ‘Economic Reforms’ Get Ruling Party Routed at Polls

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

India Needs To Defeat the British Policy in Myanmar

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

We Are All Determined To Forge a United Nigeria

An interview with E. A. Opia.

International Intelligence


White House Incidents Show High-Level Threat to Clinton

by Edward Spannaus and Jeffrey Steinberg

Documentation: The record of British intelligence operative Ambrose Evans-Pritchard’s assault on President Clinton.

British Crown Hits Back at LaRouche in Canada

Bush Insurgents Aim Axe at Constitution

by Carl Osgood

The Project for the Republican Future has just about everything on its chopping block of proposed budget cuts.

Development Conferences: ‘No One Else Is Talking of Solutions’

by Marianna Wertz

The Schiller Institute is organizing conferences on economic development in cities around the country.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


Our report on “Prince Philip: ‘Doge’ of the Real Fourth Reich” (Dec. 16, 1994) contained an error on p. 71, concerning the family relations of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. His wife is Juliana; Beatrix is his daughter.

In Map 14 of “The Geography of World Economic Development” color map section (Jan. 1, 1995), the colors in the map legend were reversed. The light green lines indicate navigable rivers and waterways, while the blue lines indicate proposed new water routes.