Volume 25, Number 11, March 13, 1998



Al-Sharif Zeinal Abdin Al-Hindi

Al-Sharif Al-Hindi, a former Sudanese opposition leader who had been living in exile, has returned to Khartoum, and has been elected the new vice president of Sudan’s National Congress. He is also the secretary general of the Democratic Unionist Party.

Dr. Riek Machar

Dr. Machar, a former rebel leader from the South of Sudan, explains how he came to join the peace process. He is chairman of the Southern Coordinating Council and vice chairman of the National Congress.

Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Attabani

Dr. Ghazi is the outgoing secretary general of Sudan’s National Congress.

Mohammad Sa’eed Nua’mani

Mr. Nua’mani, the representative of Iran’s Imam Khamenei in Sudan and East Africa, is the deputy chairman of the Culture and Islamic Relations Organization, which oversees all cultural and Islamic affairs outside Iran.

David Wolf

Dr. Wolf, who recently spent 119 days in space as a member of a Russian Mir space station crew, is a medical doctor, inventor, research scientist, and career astronaut.

Science & Technology

Space research on the medical frontier

by Marsha Freeman

An interview with astronaut Dr. David Wolf. Currently undergoing rehabilitation to recover from the effects of microgravity, Dr. Wolf discusses the breakthroughs in ongoing medical research, and upcoming work on the International Space Station.


From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Machine-tool industry faces crisis.

Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

Lights out in Auckland, Brisbane.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The bell tolls for Helmut Kohl.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

London’s MST slanders EIR.


Return to the Machine-Tool Principle.

Book Review

The murder of a princess

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Death of a Princess—The Investigation, by Thomas Sancton and Scott MacLeod.


Support grows for a New Bretton Woods system

by Marcia Merry Baker

A “trial balloon” was floated by Japanese Deputy Finance Minister Eisuke Sakaibara, and many other people are looking in the same direction.

Mexico must adopt LaRouche call for New Bretton Woods

by José Neme Salum

From an article by José Neme Salum, published in the Mexican daily Excélsior.

‘Asian crisis’ collapses exports, threatens U.S. physical economy

by Richard Freeman

Has Korea learned nothing from the IMF’s destruction of Russia?

by Kathy Wolfe

Oil, trade deficit, and devaluation in Mexico

by Carlos Cota Meza

Business Briefs


Sudan takes giant step toward democracy, peace

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Representatives of constituency groups from all over the country gathered for the second session of Sudan’s National Congress, to pose questions to President al-Bashir and to make recommendations relative to the urgent economic, social, and political problems facing the country. An eyewitness report by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach.

Documentation: Excerpts from the National Political Charter.

Sudan prepares its Constitution

Remarks by Dr. Hassan al-Turabi.

Sudan has reached a turning point

An interview with Al-Sharif Zeinal Abdin Al-Hindi.

Why southern leaders want to end the war

An interview with Dr. Riek Machar.

An optimistic look at Sudan’s future

An interview with Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Attabani.

An Iranian view of Sudan’s achievement

An interview with Mohammad Sa’eed Nua’mani.


British threaten to unleash a new Balkan war in Kosova

by Konstantin George

The United States is being hit with another British-directed strategic distraction, designed to forestall a U.S.-led New Bretton Woods Conference.

British ‘mujahideen’ caught in Bosnia

by Umberto Pascali

Britain, Israel push new Mideast showdown

by Joseph Brewda

British-Israeli assassins of Rabin threaten President Clinton

Opposition to Israel’s Netanyahu is growing

by Dean Andromidas

Trevor Rees-Jones speaks out

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The sole survivor of the crash that killed Princess Diana is beginning to recover his memory of what happened on that fateful day.

China, Russia confirm strategic cooperation

by Mary Burdman

International Intelligence


Secret operation vs. Clinton is run by Olson-Starr salon  

by Edward Spannaus

New intelligence pinpoints the role of Washington lawyer Theodore B. Olson, and some of the very same people who carried out the railroad against Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. in the 1980s.

Who is Theodore Olson?

by Edward Spannaus

Tufts study shows, state welfare reform policies are failing

by Marianna Wertz

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News