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Volume 18, Number 13, March 29, 1991

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Interviews

Faisel Husseini  

by Joseph Brewda

The leader of the Palestinian delegation that met with Secretary of State James Baker reports on their meeting, and on post-Gulf War prospects in the Occupied Territories.

Palestinian Leaders in the Occupied Territories  

by Hanna Siniora

Al-Fajr editor Hanna Siniora interviewed mayors, attorneys, journalists, and fellow editors on what Palestinians think about the “new world order,” and provided their responses to EIR.

Dr. Robert J. Lifton  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A professor of psychiatry at City University of New York, Dr. Lifton foresees that a wave of revulsion will set in after Americans learned what slaughter was committed in the war.

Departments

Andean Report  

by Carlos Méndez

Washington’s man in Lima.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Méndez

Church Fights Abortion.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Anti-Military Campaign Escalates.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Congress Debates Impeachment.

Dateline Montreal  

by Gilles Gervais

Mulroney and Bush Fail Acid Test.

Editorial  

Emergency Relief for Iraq Now.

Strategic Studies

Beijing Hosts Superpower Huddle on Cambodia  

by Linda de Hoyos

The August 1990 U.N. peace efforts haven’t gone beyond negotiating seating arrangements, as fighting continues in 14 of the 19 provinces of this country, now entering its 21st year of war. Everyone wants to keep his oar in, and some even have the interests of Cambodia in mind.

Mekong Project Is the Pathway to Peace  

by Linda de Hoyos

Last year, Thailand revived a multinational project to harness the Mekong River for electricity, transportation, and agriculture, as the basis for bringing peace to the region, and especially to Cambodia.

Mekong Development Plan: It Is Time To Awaken the ‘Sleeping Giant’  

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

In startling contrast to the abject poverty of the 50 million Thais, Laotians, Cambodians, and Vietnamese, the Mekong basin’s water resource potential is unquestionably among the world’s highest.

Book Review

Lebanon: Who Is ‘Biting’ Whom?  

by Susan Welsh

Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon, by Robert Fisk.

Economics

No ‘Free Market’ Road to East German Recovery  

by Rainer Apel

The workers who said no to Marx in 1989, are again in the streets, this time saying no to the Adam Smith policies that threaten them with 50% unemployment.

Currency Rates  

Peru Minister Blames Fujimori for Cholera  

by Valerie Rush

In fact, the President’s policy of neglect is dictated by the country’s foreign creditors, who explain, “Certain countries are going to disappear.”

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

Sudan Calls for Food Aid.

Banking  

by John Hoefle

Failing Banks and Bushspeak.

Business Briefs  

Feature

U.S. Civil Rights Struggle: A Crucial Lesson for Today  

by Carol White

One fighter for humanity who has maintained a constant outlook of cultural optimism in 60 years of organizing is Amelia Boynton Robinson. From Selma, Alabama in 1930 to East Germany in 1990, she has personified the struggle of all men to be free, to be brothers. We are proud to excerpt the forthcoming second edition of her book Bridge Across Jordan.

Anglo-Americans Drive To Kill, Dismember Iraq  

by Joseph Brewda

Phase two of the war has begun, with the implementation of Iraq’s extinction by civil war, famine, and disease.

Gorbachov, Yeltsin ‘Win’ in Soviet Referendum—Now What?  

by Konstantin George

Odd Bedfellows Act To Avoid Civil War  

by Konstantin George

The Yugoslav Army is publicly refusing to back Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic’s bid for a coup.

Palestinians Meet with John Paul II  

by Umberto Pascali

El Salvador: Superpowers Decree FMLN the Winner  

by Gretchen Small

Washington Hurls New Insults at Japan  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Birmingham Six Case Shocks Britain; Some See Parallels to U.S. ‘Justice’  

English Lawyer Writes to Thornburgh on LaRouche  

Pope Sees ‘Echo of Grace’ in Mozart as Example of True Meaning of Joy  

by Pope John Paul II

John Paul II’s speech to the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers.

International Intelligence  

National

Bush’s New Export Controls: Third World, U.S. To Suffer  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Technologies that provide your daily bread, and industrial jobs, will now be controlled.

Activists Say: Free LaRouche, Stop the ‘New World Order’  

by Paul Gallagher

Close to 500 participants laid out a spring offensive to free the only presidential candidate opposing George Bush, including the first discussion of LaRouche’s legal motion for a new trial.

George Bush and the Emperor Augustus  

by Warren J. Hamerman

Many People Are Not Happy about This War  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Interview with Dr. Robert J. Lifton.

Bush Claims ‘Victory’ in Phony War on Drugs  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Between “Just Cause” and “Desert Storm,” the President’s war on drugs is “Gone with the Wind.”

Urban Leaders ‘Storm’ Bush Domestic Policy  

by H. Graham Lowry

Young women in New York City have a greater chance of dying from AIDS than any other single cause.

Inslaw Scandal Still Haunts Thornburgh  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

Corrections

In our March 22 Feature, two errors have been pointed out. It was Jerusalem Patriarch Michel Sabbah who led the Palestinian ecumenical delegation to the Pope on March 14, not Genes Saed Khoury, as reported on page 31. Due to a typographical error, Prof. Mousa Darwish of the University of Bethlehem was quoted saying, “We Palestinians consider Jerusalem as the capital of our state.” He actually said “East Jerusalem” (page 41).

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