Volume 25, Number 29, July 24, 1998



Feride Istogu Gillesberg

Mrs. Gillesberg was one of the two delegates representing Kosova at the Seventh Annual OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Session, in Copenhagen.

Riak Machar

Dr. Machar is president of the Coordinating Council of the South of Sudan and vice-president of the Sudan National Congress; he was the leader of the South Sudan Independence Movement, which signed the April 21, 1997 peace agreement with the government of Sudan.

Book Reviews

Murder in Northern Ireland: coordinated and controlled

by Mary Jane Freeman

The Committee: Political Assassination in Northern Ireland, by Sean McPhilemy.



by John Hoefle

Deeper into the morass.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

But, what about Brazil?

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Carefully orchestrated optimism.

Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

National development runs off the rails.

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Narco-traffickers target India’s neighbors.


Toward a revived Non-Aligned Movement.


IMF’s Russia deal is no fix for global bubble

by Rachel Douglas and Konstantin George

IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus admitted “the systemic nation of the problem,” in taking the extraordinary step of drawing on the General Arrangements to Borrow to prevent a state default. But, the package won’t last long.

Another candidate for IMF bailout: Ukraine

by Konstantin George

Financial markets: a year of ruin

by John Hoefle

Brows furrowed over financial collapse

International commentaries on the crisis.

Commodity price fall is harbinger of depression

by William Engdahl

The IMF’s Ibero-American economic ‘models’ bite the dust

by Dennis Small and Cynthia R. Rush

Radiation risks in the 20th century: reality, illusions, and ethics

by Zbigniew Jaworowski, Ph.D., M.D., D.Sci.

A speech that Dr. Zbigniew Jaworowski will present at the Marie Sklodowska-Curie International Conference in Warsaw, on Sept. 17-20, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the discovery of polonium and radium.

Business Briefs


An ‘American Century’ seen as a modular mathematical orbit  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The fourth in a series. Comparing Franklin Roosevelt’s concept of an “American Century” world economy, with the disastrous economic policies of the past thirty-odd years, the task at hand is “to show why the economies within one economic ‘solar system’ must necessarily follow qualitatively different trajectories than those of the other, the one leading toward prosperity, the other toward doom.”


A no-confidence vote for ‘Japan, Inc.’

The ruling party’s unexpected defeat opens up a potentially new political constellation within the Japanese establishment. If it doesn’t act to solve the financial crisis, it, too, will soon be discredited.

LaRouche warns Japan

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Genocide in Kosova goes unchallenged by NATO

by Umberto Pascali

The Balkans region is falling under the control of organized criminal gangs, on the Afghanistan model.

Rowland linked to accused extortionist

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A new angle on the Diana case.

A critical new lead on Diana’s murder?

Coup attempt foiled, as Sudan celebrates new Constitution

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Who is getting ‘aid’ in southern Sudan?

by Linda de Hoyos

Famine is stalking southern Sudan, and even the British-back John Garang has agreed to a cease-fire to allow distribution of humanitarian relief.

The ‘apostles of hypocrisy’ in Chiapas

by Carlos Cota Meza

Mexico’s President Ernesto Zedillo has made clear that apostate Bishop Samuel Ruiz will not be allowed to mediate the conflict.

International Intelligence


LaRouche’s role at center of fight over McDade-Murtha

by Debra Hanania-Freeman

Congressman Joe McDade’s decision to insert the measure as an amendment to the House Appropriations Committee bill funding the DOJ, took supporters of H.R. 3396 by surprise.

Appeals court holds prosecutors to the law

by Edward Spannaus

A Federal appeals court ruling that it is illegal for Federal prosecutors to bribe witnesses, has sent shockwaves through the Department of Justice.

Will labor go for a New Bretton Woods?

by Marianna Wertz

Increasing labor ferment is hitting at the worst aspects of the global financial crisis, including outsourcing, privatization, wholesale firings, and cuts in services. But, it must go further.

Prosecution refuted in New York ‘Get LaRouche’ case

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News