Volume 22, Number 38, September 22, 1995



Umayya S. Toukan

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Mr. Toukan is director general of the Amman Financial Market and rapporteur of the Preparatory Committee for the Amman Summit.

Dr. Nabil Ammari

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Dr. Ammari is in Jordan’s Planning Ministry, responsible for negotiating the MEDB for the Jordanian government.

Dr. Michel Marto

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Dr. Marto is deputy governor of the Central Bank of Jordan. A further interview with him appears on page 21 after the interview with Lyndon LaRouche.

Lyndon LaRouche

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Mr. LaRouche is a well-known physical economist, and the author of the Oasis Plan for Mideast Development and the International Development Bank proposal.

Dr. Mohammad Smadi

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Dr. Smadi is secretary general of Jordan’s Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Dr. Fahed Fanek

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Dr. Fanek is an economist, syndicated commentator, and a member of the Arab Thought Forum.

Alfonso Valdivieso Sarmiento

The Colombian prosecutor general’s office is in charge of probing drug-money infiltration into political power, beginning with the Cali Cartel’s hefty contributions to President Samper’s electoral campaign.

National Economy

Jordan Prepares for Summit on Middle East Development

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Amman will host the Middle East/North Africa Economic Summit in the closing days of October.

Jordanians, LaRouche Comment on Middle East Development Bank

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Prominent Jordanians See Economic Development as Key to Peace Process

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Interviews conducted in Jordan in early July.

Book Reviews

The ‘Dumbing Down’ of America’s Children with Amphetamines

by Dana S. Scanlon

A review of The War Against Children, by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. and Ginger Ross Breggin, takes up the question of the widely diagnosed “attention deficit disorder” and the widely prescribed cure, Ritalin.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Running Out of Ideas.

Dateline Mexico

by Andrea Olivieri

Zapatista Breakout.

Andean Report

by Sara Madueño

Toffler Sees Peru as Future “Village.”


Hands Off EIR in Colombia.


Bank of Japan Tries a ‘Backdoor Bailout’

by William Engdahl

Five years ago the Bank of Japan gambled, and lost, on an expected recovery in Japanese real estate and stock levels, a recovery which never happened.

Italy’s Cuccia Pulls Off a Coup

by Claudio Celani

The 90-year-old head of Mediobanca proved that he has more political power than any constitutional body.

Currency Rates

Swedish Elections: Quacks Can’t Solve Economic Crisis

by Göran Haglund

A Nobel Prize scandal, speculative financial losses, and a diplomatic clash with France were some of the chief ingredients in the political mix leading up to Sweden’s Sept. 17 elections to the European Parliament.

Business Briefs


British Agent Kissinger Sets Up U.S.-China Conflict

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The failure of many world policymakers, as well as the majority of news media, to treat Kissinger as the pathetic British pawn that he is, obliges EIR to reach into our archives once again.

Henry Kissinger On the Move

Highlights of his 1995 itinerary.

A British Agent Since His Youth

by Scott Thompson

A documentary profile of Sir Henry Kissinger.

LaRouche on Kissinger and Bertrand Russell

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Confessions of a British Agent

by Scott Thompson

Excerpts from Sir Henry Kissinger’s own mouth and pen.


Genocide in Bosnia Leads to Alliance of Britain’s Foes

by Umberto Pascali

With the tide beginning to turn against the British and their Serbian puppets, the advocates of a “Clash of Civilizations” scenario are maneuvering to try to save their hides.

Srebrenica, the New ‘Katyn Forest’

by Katharine Kanter

Spain: When Rule by Press Replaces Rule of Law

by Katharine Kanter

Out of the frying pan of El País (homosexuality, hallucinogenic drugs, polymorphous perversity, liberalism), Spain has dived into the fire of El Mundo, the Conservative Revolution, where everything except terrorism will be made illegal.

French Investigators Are Overlooking Britain’s Role in Terror Campaign

by Christine Bierre

Venezuela: London, Wall Street Seek Caldera’s Ouster

by David Ramonet

Documentation: The Chronology of Destabilization.

Colombian Narco-Government Works with NGOs Against the Military

by José Restrepo

Documentation: Letter sent by Gen. Alvaro Hernán Velandia Hurtado to the media.

Colombian Prosecutor General: ‘I Am Trying To Carry Out the Law’

An interview with Alfonso Valdivieso Sarmiento.

Norbert Brainin on Motivführung

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

International Intelligence


The Federal Budget: Belshazzar’s Smorgasbord

by Webster G. Tarpley

Official Washington is debating the seating protocol at Belshazzar’s feast, but ignoring the handwriting on the wall.

Tories Peddle Powell Campaign vs. Dole

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Bush Regime Entered Secret Agreement with Drug Cartel against Noriega

by Carlos Wesley

Lawyers for the jailed Panamanian leader have filed a motion for a new trial on the basis of new, startling evidence.

Bush Justice Department Corruption Exposed in Weaver Hearings

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones and Carl Osgood

National News


In our Sept. 8 issue, pp. 36-37, we misidentified Nedzib Sacirbey, who is the official representative of Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic in the United States. The photo of him with Lyndon LaRuche was taken in 1994, not 1993.