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Volume 18, Number 21, May 31, 1991

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Interviews

Lennart Skov-Hansen  

by Poul Rasmussen

The deputy general of Danchurchaid, the relief organization of the Danish State Church, who recently visited Iraq, says the country has to be put back on its feet economically, or many more will die.

Departments

Books Received  

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Germans Squeezed by Two Superpowers.

Australia Dossier  

by Lydia Cherry

A Glimpse of Australian Powerbrokers.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

The Case of the Negroponte Cable.

Report from Panama  

by Carlos Wesley

The Noriega Papers.

Editorial  

Is Bush Planning a New War?

Science & Technology

Cold Fusion Generators Possible in Five Years  

Physicists Frederick Mayer and John Reitz have a new idea about what makes the controversial “cold fusion” experiments work. Their Boston press conference will no doubt infuriate those who have been determined to label cold fusion a scientific chimera-or a fraud.

Economics

Brazilian Minister: Save Lives before Paying Debt  

by Silvia Palacios

Dr. Alceni Guerra blames the International Monetary Fund’s austerity policies for the current health disaster facing the continent.

Group Seeks To Save the Children of Iraq  

Documentation: The “Plan of Action” released by the Committee to Save the Children in Iraq at a Bonn press conference.

Sanctions Must Be Lifted To Stop Further Loss of Life in Iraq  

by Poul Rasmussen

An interview with Lennart Skov-Hansen.

Currency Rates  

When Push Comes to Shove: Is the United Nations Savior or Spoiler When It Comes to Humanitarian Aid for Iraq?  

by Eric Hoskins, M.D., Medical Coordinator, Gulf Peace Team.

Clash over Type of Investments in China  

by Michael Billington

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

United States Imports Swedish Barley.

Business Briefs  

Feature

‘Free Trade’: Worst Threat to U.S.A. since Confederacy  

The Confederate States made it illegal to protect domestic industry and to foster national improvements. Today, the North American Free Trade Agreement will wreck what remains of U.S. industry, driving down wages to slave-labor levels, and turning Mexico into one big maquiladora. The conclusions of a survey by EIR’s Economics Staff.

Confederacy Was Based on Free Trade  

International

British ‘New World Order’ behind Rajiv Gandhi Slaying  

by Linda de Hoyos

The “crime” of the Indian subcontinent, in the Anglo-American oligarchy’s book, is its failure to become depopulated.

‘Assassination of Gandhi Is a Crime against Humanity’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Brazilians Challenge U.S.-Backed Genocide  

Danger of War Intensifies through the Balkan Peninsula  

by Konstantin George

Not the internal troubles alone, but outside, deliberately evil manipulation could drive Yugoslavia into civil war.

French Military Strategy Returns to Gunboat Diplomacy Aimed at South  

by Christine Bierre

Military Crisis Builds in Argentina  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Chinese Unity Debated in Hong Kong  

by Webster Tarpley

Reports on a most unusual search for a national dialogue, among people from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and friends of China from abroad.

Sino-Soviet Summit: Troubled Giants Embrace  

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Frankfurt Drug Lobby Hollers against ADC  

by Volcker Hassmann

International Intelligence  

National

House Capitulates to Fast Track, But Fight Expands  

by Nancy Primack and Ronald Kokinda

Democratic presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche is spearheading the resistance to NAFTA by North Americans unwilling to accept the destruction of their jobs, standard of living, and their future.

Queen Elizabeth Visit Celebrates Anglo-American Imperial Alliance  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Documentation: The Queen’s speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress.

U.S. Markets Being Flooded with Heroin  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Nebraska Courts Still Shield Pedophile Ring  

by Alan Ogden

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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