C O N T E N T S
International IMF Documents Reveal Political Motive in Jamaica
- by Wendy Cooper
Confidential documents demonstrate what critics of the International Montetary Fund have argued for
years, that political considerations enter into decisions the Fund presents as strictly economic.
OPIC: A Far Cry from Development
- by William Goodfellow
The Deputy Director of the Center for International Policy looks at the record of the Overseas
Private Investment Corporation, and finds it wanting.
Political Risk Analysts - Less than Delphic?
- by Krystyna von Henneberg
A burgeoning industry plays on corporate fears of social unrest in the Third World. The accuracy
and role of the assessors is open to question.
- an interview with J. Bruce LLewellyn
The President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporations considers the role of OPIC in a
lively discussion with Multinational Monitor.
South Africa's Black States Strive for Economic Coordination
- by Matthew Rothschild
Nine neighboring states seek to alter economic dependence on South Africa, but an array of
problems stands in their way.
Coal Trade Booming
- by James Ridgeway
Guyana, Aid Agencies Strike Bargain
Saudis Rein In Corporations
BP Sinks Profits in Namibian Mines
U.S.-Japan Fish Stew
For Leaders Only
Apologia for Corporate Power
- a review of The Wealth Weapon: U.S. Foreign Policy and Multinational Corporations
by Ben Wattenberg and Richard Whalen
- additional reviews of reports, organizations and periodicals