Volume 11, Number 33, August 28, 1984



Dr. Arthur Robinson

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The head of the Oregon Institute of Medical Science and a board member of the journal, Mechanisms of Aging and Development, reveals “The Nobel fakery of Linus Pauling” and his much publicized Vitamin C studies.

Book Reviews

Deafening Silence from the Non-Aligned

by Susan Maitra

The Non-Aligned Movement: New Delhi and Beyond, by Pradeep Mathur and K. M. Shrivastava.

The Lessons of the Fall of France

by D. Stephen Pepper

Examining Don Cook’s new biography of de Gaulle, in light of the general’s own A Call to Honor.


Science & Technology

by William Engdahl

The Environmentalists Foiled Again: Leaded Gasoline Scare Is a Fraud!

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Colombia Squeezed between Drugs and the IMF.

Investigative Leads

by Paolo Serri

The Terrorist Threat to NATO Maneuvers.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

West Germany in a Pincer.

Report from Paris

by Joëlle Leconte

France Warned of Pressure on Bonn.

Africa Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Regional War in the Maghreb?


The Asia turn is a hoax.


The Straw that Broke the Banking System’s Back

by Kathy Burdman

Everybody knew their foreign loans were bad, but the bankruptcy of Financial Corporation of America fits into the pattern established by Continental Illinois: their domestic loans are rotten, too.

Russian Grain Purchases Are Part of Mondale Backers’ Famine Plan

by Christopher White

Christopher White continues his series on the grain cartel, the Kremlin, and their presidential candidate.

United Nations Population Document Was ‘Dictated by the World Bank’

by Josefina Menéndez

Reporting from Mexico City.

Currency Rates

The U.S.-Europe Rift on Trade: Cui Bono?

by Laurent Murawiec


by Kathy Burdman

No such thing as a free lunch.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Battle over the dollar exchange rate.

Business Briefs

Special Report

One Year after the KAL Massacre: Who Rules Russia Today?

by Criton Zoakos

The rise of the Red Army junta; the Soviets are certainly the United States’ military enemy, but they have operated from the standpoint of being the cultural enemy of the West.

Soviet Attacks against the SDI Seek To Mask Moscow’s Own Beam Program

Soviets Get Combat Training in Afghan War

by Clifford Gaddy

Inside the Soviet Garrison State: Everything Goes for the War Buildup

by Rachel Douglas and Clifford Gaddy

The Blood and Soil of Mother Russia

by Rachel Douglas

The KAL Shootdown and the Rise of the Far East Command

by Clifford Gaddy and Rachel Douglas


South American Leaders: ‘Outlaw the Dope Pushers!’

by Robyn Quijano

Seven Presidents have declared drug trafficking “a crime against humanity, with all applicable juridical consequences.” Robyn Quijano reports.

Documentation: The Quito antidrug declaration.

Betancur’s War on Drugs Under Fire

Moscow and Kissinger Agree on Plan To Carve Up the Indian Subcontinent

by Linda de Hoyos

The Heritage Foundation agrees that the job begun with the British partitioning of India should be completed.

Trouble Ahead for Brazil’s Ruling Party

by Mark Sonnenblick

Faction Fight Begins the Post-Khomeini Era

by Thierry Lalevée

Meir Kahane, Agent of the Third Rome

by Allen Douglas

Allen Douglas looks at what’s behind the American-Israeli fascist rabbi.

International Intelligence


Mondale’s Backers Push Colonial War on Mexico

by Dolia Estevez Pettingell

The Kissinger policy is to pull U.S. troops out of Europe in order to redeploy them in Central and South America—the “New Yalta” deal to hand Europe to the Russians—and all in the name of “fighting communism.”

Documentation: Gen. Vernon Walters’ Welt am Sonntag interview, and Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s biting commentary on it.

The Deeper Level of the Ferraro Scandals

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Eye on Washington

by Stanley Ezrol

State and Friends Go After Uganda — IMF-World Bank Agenda.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Warren J. Hamerman

GOP Debates Strategic Doctrine — Are We Mobilized To Defend the Western Alliance?

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News