Volume 11, Number 16, April 24, 1984



Dr. Bill Gazaway, Plant Pathologist

What the Environmental Protection Agency’s ban on pesticide EDB as a soil fumigant for row plants like peanuts and soy beans will mean to farmers and consumers.


Report from Bonn

by George Gregory

Sonic booms over West Berlin.

Mother Russia

by Luba George

Soviet authorities push fascist movement.

Report from New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

London-based separatists spread terror.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

How near is the abyss?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Moscow joins attacks on labor.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

An Indefensible Defense Plank? — “The Party Must Move on the Beam Issue” — Will the Real Ronald Reagan Please Stand Up?

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Who’s Nuts, Mr. Braden? — Dr. K.’s SALT Secrets — Zumwalt Blew the Whistle.


Genocidalists try to gag EIR.


Henry Kissinger and the New Dope, Inc.

by David Goldman

The significance of American Express’s latest expansion.

Trilaterals: Europe and Japan Should Supply Soviets with High Technology

by Susan Johnson

Excerpts from the “discussion document” at the Trilateral Commission’s April 1-3 conference in Washington.

Oil Trade Shifts to African West Coast

by Konstantin George

In the wake of the Lebanon disaster.


by Montresor

The case for gold.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Institutions look for foreign equities.

Currency Rates

Labor in Focus

by Laurent Murawiec

Lorraine on fire.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Will U.S. Challenge Soviet Militarization of Space?

by Criton Zoakos

Pentagon Documents Soviet War Plans

Weinberger Fights for the Strategic Defense Initiative

Will the Soviet Union Deploy an X-Ray Laser by 1985?

by Robert Gallagher

A White House Report Shows the Soviet Advances in ASAT Capabilities

by Marsha Freeman

Zumwalt, Van Cleave Score the U.S.S.R.’s Arms Treaty Violations


Kohl Bows to Carrington, Attacks U.S. Beam Policy

by Susan Welsh

Documentation: A chronology of key statements by West German spokesmen.

The Contadora Plan Is the Only Way Out For Central America

by Robyn Quijano

Argentina: Nuclear Program Is Latest IMF Target

by Valerie Rush

Soviet Union: Chernenko Calls for ‘Normality’ à la Kissinger

by Rachel Douglas

‘Western Security Demands Real Defense’

Marie-Madeleine Fourcade launches the commemoration of D-Day.

Anti-Beam Fight Is Spread to Asia

by Jean des Entommures

A report on a French conference.

Macrì: ‘Kissinger Crazy or a Traitor’

by Cristina Fiocchi

How the Nazis Took Europe’s Northern Flank by Surprise in 1940

by Göran Haglund

International Intelligence


Reagan Administration Now Rapidly Falling Apart

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reagan Bows to Dr. K.’s Demand To Stifle Beam Defense Program

by Criton Zoakos

Documentation: Excerpts from the President’s statement terming it a purely “research” commitment.

House Committee Cuts Defense by $19 Billion

Pennsylvania Primary: A Victory for LaRouche and the LaRouche Democrats

by Nancy Spannaus

The results of the April 10 election included near-wins for National Democratic Policy Committee-backed congressional candidates.

Scientific Has-Beens Try To Salvage Their ‘Soviet Connection’

by Paul Gallagher

Behind the Pugwash physicists’ attacks on ABM defense.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News