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Volume 19, Number 18, May 1, 1992

Cover of EIR Volume 19, Number 18, May 1, 1992

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Corrections

The cover photo of a child chipping at the Berlin Wall in the April 17, 1992 issue (Vol. 19, No. 16) was incorrectly captioned and credited. It was taken by Mark Nafziger in November 1989, shortly after the opening of the Wall.

Interviews

Francis A. Boyle  

by Joseph Brewda

An international law expert and adviser to Libya discusses how the CIA set up Libya to take the rap for the Lockerbie bombing.

Reviews

Brookings Leads Push for Oregon Health Plan  

by Stephen Parsons

Rationing America’s Medical Care: The Oregon Plan and Beyond, edited by Martin A. Strosberg, Joshua M. Wiener, Robert Baker, with I. Alan Fein.

Soviet Space Science Looks at ‘Sister Planet’ Venus  

by Carl Osgood

Venus Geology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics: Research Results from the U.S.S.R., edited by V.L. Batsukov, A.T. Basilevsky, V.P. Volkov, and V.N. Zharkov.

A Moral Chronicle of the Gulf War  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

John Paul II for Peace in the Middle East: War in the Gulf: Gleaning Through the Pages of L’Osservatore Romano, published by the Path to Peace Foundation.

Southeast Asia Drugs, POW Issue Hit Bush  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam, by Monika Jensen-Stevenson and William Stevenson.

Gem of an Exhibit in Minneapolis: Rembrandt’s Two Paintings of Lucretia  

by Nora Hamerman

Departments

From New Delhi  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Japan Extends a Helping Hand.

China Report  

by Michael Billington

China Held Up as Slave Labor Model.

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Is Bolivia’s “Democracy” Next?

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

What’s Behind the Cuna Uprising?

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Protesting the “New Order.”

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Cota Meza

The Aztec Plan.

Editorial  

IMF demands new Russian empire.

Economics

Behind Alan Greenspan’s Obfuscations on Japan  

by Christopher White

It is unusual for the Fed chairman to ascend Capitol Hill to testify on international matters, but the one-time Ayn Rand epigone assured legislators that the effects of Japanese stock market drop Stateside will be limited. (Didn’t inhale...)

Currency Rates  

No Health Care in Oregon Rationing Plan  

by Linda Everett

The plan promises to provide Oregonians “more access to health care”—until they get sick. Then they can just die.

Real Estate Giant in Technical Default  

by John Hoefle

The latest in the Olympia & York debacle.

Domestic Credit  

by Stephen Parsons

Commercial Mortgage Debacle Looms.

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

USDA Cuts Flour for Schools.

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

The United States Must Save Soviet Science  

by Marsha Freeman

The world’s largest scientific community, encompassing expertise on the frontiers of physics, mathematics, directed energy technologies, and space exploration is threatened with extinction, which will deal a terrible blow to our own space efforts, in particular, and the advance of scientific knowledge in general.

Feature

The Ibero-American Revolt against the IMF Has Begun  

by Dennis Small

A shortened version of the speech given by the Schiller Institute’s coordinator for Ibero-America, Dennis Small, to an April conference in Warsaw, Poland, attended by representatives of 13 nations. When it comes to fighting the International Monetary Fund, the former political prisoner said, Ibero-Americans must think like the freedom fighters of eastern Europe, and eastern Europeans must look to the anti-IMF fight in the Americas.

International

How Long Before Peru’s Fujimori Dumps the IMF?  

by Valerie Rush

A break with the IMF is the prerequisite for the kind of success Peru needs in its war on narco-terrorism.

Afghanistan Developments May Be Portents for New Danger  

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Afghans can solve their problems, if foreign meddlers with their own entanglements keep out.

Denmark Approaches a Change of Government  

by Poul Rasmussen

U.N. Sanctions Libya, Says Might Makes Right  

by Joseph Brewda

Vatican Moves To Lift Embargo of Iraq  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Important steps are being taken by the Vatican, and by the pope personally, which may herald an international effort against the U.N. sanctions.

Serbia Goes into Breakaway Mode  

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence  

National

Is the Establishment Pulling the Plug on George Bush?  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The elite of elite organizations—the Council on Foreign Relations—has come out with a book indicting George Bush’s “new world order” as a “betrayal.”

LaRouche in ’92 Campaign Sets Third National Television Broadcast  

Improve Quality of Schools, Says Candidate  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

‘Get-LaRouche’ Sheriff Raided in FBI Probe  

Maybe the worm has turned on Loudoun County’s Sheriff John Isom and his patron Mary Sue Terry.

Clinton Is Jumpy over Mena Scandal  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Italian Masters in New York, Fort Worth  

Mantegna Exhibit Opens May 7 in New York; Fra Bartolommeo Exhibit Opens May 9 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Animal Trainer Wins Case vs. Hate Groups  

by Kathleen Marquardt

How PETA uses terror to achieve its purported aims, by Kathleen Marquardt of Putting People First.

National News  

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