Volume 11, Number 40, October 16, 1984



Report from Italy

by Paolo Serri

Potential Historic Blow to the Mafia.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

Papandreou and the Soviet Navy.

Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

The Disastrous Chad Withdrawal.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Invasion Corridor Opened in Sweden.

Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

On the Eve of Chaos.


Is There a Cure for AID?


Soviets Make Power Play in the World Gold Markets

by David Goldman

All indications are that the reorganization of one of the five London gold pool banks, under the direction of the Bank of England, reflects a fundamental strengthening of the Soviets’ hand in world gold markets. Economics Editor David Goldman reports.

Egypt Gets the ‘Philippines Treatment’: IMF Economic Pressures and Riots

by Thierry Lalevée

Currency Rates

Argentina Bites the IMF Bullet

by Mark Sonnenblick

Farm Insect Plague: Who’s To Blame?

by Marcia Merry

New Economic Model a Deliberate Fraud

by Carol White

Examines a new energy/productivity model which carefully omits criteria which can distinguish productive labor from overhead, and those sectors in which investments in technology are critical.


First Chicago Next To Go? | Kathy Burdman


by Montresor

The oligarchy goes west.

Foreign Exchange

by Fiorella Operto

What Kind of “Heavy Lira”?

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Down on Your Knees.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Schiller—the Poet of Freedom for the Defense of the West

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The keynote presentation of Helga Zepp-LaRouche to the Second International Conference of the Schiller Institute in Wiesbaden, West Germany on Sept. 22. “Not only are borders being redrawn, but entire empires are supposed to be newly divided” in the weeks ahead, she warns. “We could lose the entirety of human civilization because of the illusions of those involved.” Hence, we turn to Schiller, whose “life and work, his plays, poems, historical and philosophical writings, are a fiery appeal for human freedom, a heroic attack on every form of tyranny which degrades citizens to mere subjects.”


Socialists Deploy for Moscow in Europe and Ibero-America

by Nancy Spannaus

The objective? Create the new set of crises for Reagan that will guarantee a U.S. troop pullout from Western Europe, and hand it over to the Soviet Union.

Green Party Gains Threaten Kohl Regime

by Michael Weissbach

Soviets Set Up New Plasma Physics Center

by Clifford Gaddy

Military Facilities Sabotaged in Germany

Moscow Closes In on Zia’s Pakistan

by Linda de Hoyos

Ben Bella’s Latest Terrorist Operations

by Thierry Lalevée

Gavin and the U.S. State Department Mobilize the PAN Against Mexico

by Hector Apolinar

The Ambassador continues to run point for a policy which aids no one but the Soviet Union’s assets there.

Venezuela Is Hit by the Drug War

by Gretchen Small

Make Israel a Bridge, Not a Barrier

A speech by Meir Pa’il, former Israeli soldier and parliamentary deputy, to the Schiller Institute.

International Intelligence


Socialists, Kissinger Cronies Plotted Donovan Indictment

by Stanley Ezrol

Timed to occur just weeks before the U.S. Presidential election, the indictment is just the beginning of a campaign to paralyze the Reagan Administration with scandals.

Documentation: “The left must ally with the FBI against Reagan,” says Dan Moldea of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Weinberger Defends Beam Weapon Program

In a speech before a Kansas State University audience on Sept. 27.

Soviet Embassy Is Caught Dictating Marching Orders to U.S. News Media

by Mark Burdman

The Kremlin, NBC-TV, and other U.S. news-media professionals have struck a deal to “change the perceptions of the American population about the Soviet Union.”

Documentation: Who is Mrs. Menninger?

Why New York’s Mario Cuomo Wants To Separate Morality from Politics

by Nancy Spannaus

It has to do with euthanasia, infanticide, and legalized murder under the name of “bioethics” and “concern for the dying.”

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Mondale War on U.S. Intelligence — The Case of David Aaron — Doing the KGB’s Dirty Work.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News