Volume 11, Number 35, September 11, 1984



John Sigerson

The U.S. President of the Schiller Institute discusses the potentially fatal crisis in the Western Alliance.


Science & Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Space Shuttle Flight Tests New Medicines.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

U.S. Envoy Gavin: In League with the Devil.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Egypt comes under new pressures.

Report from Paris

by Harley Schlanger

A great moment mocked.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Palme Covers Up Soviet Threat.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

Yalta and Civil War.

New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

What Makes a Nation?


How To Defend the Nation-State.


IMF’s De Larosière Demands: Slash Budgets, Raise Taxes

by Richard Freeman

He presented proposals designed to push the depression-ridden advanced sector economies over the edge for good.

Milk Shortages Loom as Schools Open; Rationing Threatened in Georgia

by Marcia Merry

The first stage of the 1984 “food shock” planned by Mondale’s backers in the international grain cartel.

Seminar Explores New Theories on the Formation of Planets and Stars

by Carol White

A top astronomer and scientists from the Fusion Energy Foundation spent a day with presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche on the subject.

Currency Rates

IMF Turns Screws on the Philippines

by Gail G. Kay

Foreign Exchange

by Laurent Murawiec

Contingency Plans for Dollar Collapse.


by Kathy Burdman

Run on U.S. banks continuing?

International Credit

by Peter Rush

The Plan To Destroy Argentina.

Business Briefs

Special Report

U.S. Beam-Weapon Scientists: No to Decoupling

by Giuseppe Filipponi and Webster G. Tarpley

When the American scientists arrived in Erice, they were met by Soviet scientists in the tow of a political commissar who insulted everyone’s intelligence. Nevertheless, they firmly refuted every lie and argument against the new defensive technologies.

Interview: Dr. Lowell Wood

Will the Alliance Adopt a Crash Program for Beam-Weapon Defense?

Interview: Prof. A. A. Vasilyev

“We Do Not Want a Technical Discussion.”

Italian Press Reports Confrontation over Beams, ‘Nuclear Winter’ at Erice Meeting


Intelligence Debacle in National Security Council

by Criton Zoakos

Examines the “crumbling Soviet empire” thesis, and finds that every piece of evidence for it is merely a sign of “growing pains.”

Warsaw Pact Deploys in Czechoslovakia

by Luba George

Andean Anti-Drug Fighters Smoke Out the Pushers in Continental Crackdown

by Susan Welsh

‘Shining Path’ Threatens Argentine Parliamentarians

Venezuelan Government Exposes Plot by Anthropologists, Separatists in Amazonas

by Gretchen Small and Carlos Méndez

Documentation: Excerpts from two government documents identifying the scope and nature of the plot.

Will Israel Become a New Weimar Republic?

by Thierry Lalevée

International Drug Lobby Rears Head in Germany

by Paolo Serri

The Subcontinent Is Caught in a ‘Superpower Nutcracker’

by Linda de Hoyos

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in Power Bid

by Thierry Lalevée

Pacific Nuclear-Free Zone Would Oust U.S.

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence


LaRouche in New Election Campaign as Crisis Deepens

by Warren J. Hamerman

It is now a three-way race, as LaRouche puts his name on the ballot in more than a dozen states and goes back on the airwaves to bring strategic reality home to the American electorate-and the White House.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Dr. K’s “Whole New Way.” — “A Leader or a Demagogue?”

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The shape of Reagan’s next term?

National News