Volume 11, Number 41, October 23, 1984



Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

Becoming a Post-Industrial Hell.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

SPD Talks Like Radio Moscow.


by Augustinus

Is the Ostpolitik on the Outs?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Monterrey Group Changing Hands.

Inside Canada

by Pierre Beaudry

The Evil Spirit of Lord Russell.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

The Palme Biography’s Missing Chapter.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Moscow’s Sword-and-Fire Policy.


Lebanon: The Next Islamic Republic?


Reagan Administration Sets IMF Plan for America

by David Goldman

Under the deal cut with the IMF and European central bankers last month, Treasury Secretary Regan will propose to Congress Dec. 1 the biggest peacetime tax increases in American history.

‘New’ World Bank Plan for Africa: Part of Mondale’s Starvation Plan

by Christopher White

Nigeria Opposes the IMF’s Austerity

by Mary Lalevée

Presidential Candidate Larouche Replies to the IMF’s de Larosière

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Currency Rates

Flight Capital: How To Do It ... How To Stop It

A specialist explains the tricks of the trade, and Economics Editor David Goldman recommends countermeasures.


by Marcia Merry

The Health Threat to U.S. Livestock.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Aging Research: Extending Human Life.

Business Briefs

Special Report

How Volcker Added $200 Billion to the Ibero-American Debt

by Peter Rush

The Volcker measures, beginning in 1979, pyramided South American nations’ indebtedness through high interest rates, deteriorating terms of trade, and organized flight-capital operations This ground-breaking study by Peter Rush, drawn from a more complete profile of the debt in EIR’s multi-client Ibero-American Debt Watch service, proves that the pestilence of international usury, not debtor mismanagement, is responsible for the world financial crisis.


Weinberger Refutes Kissinger at NATO Ministers’ Meeting

by Umberto Pascali

He restated U.S. determination to defend Europe, and otherwise focused discussion on the Administration’s beam-weapon defense program.

Documentation: “The Scrapheap of Revenge,” an editorial published in the Times of London.

TFP Cult and the Gnostic Church Caught in a Plot to Murder the Pope

by Valerie Rush

EIR exposé material is informing both Ibero-American press coverage and the action of security agencies.

Documentation:: The Terrorists and Murderers of TFP — The Gnostic Church: A Satanic Mission.

Schiller Institute Mobilizes Against the Rise of a New Fascism in Germany

by Rainer Apel

The new think tank for the Western alliance is preparing a “Day of Reckoning” with the Red-Green alliance.

Egypt Tells Reagan To Dump Kissinger

by Thierry Lalevée

Vietnam Seeks To Alleviate Its Economic and Diplomatic Isolation

by Susan Maitra

Reporting from New Delhi on Le Duan’s state visit.

International Intelligence


Is Henry Kissinger Winning the Presidential Elections?

by Warren J. Hamerman

A member of the National Democratic Policy Committee looks at what is really revealed by the President’s poor debate performance.

Congress Slashes the Beam-Defense Budget

by Susan Kokinda

LaRouche’s $150 Million Libel Suit Against NBC Will Now Go to Trial

by Edward Spannaus

The Anti-Defamation League, too, will be put on jury trial by the end of the month for conspiring to slander the Independent Democratic candidate.

The Cato Institute: A Washington Think Tank of Dope and ‘Decoupling’

by Mark Burdman

The real face of the “libertarians.”

Cutbacks in Fusion Energy Program

by Vin Berg

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

“Distracted, Agitated, Destabilized” — Kiss Ass. of Death.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Henry Kissinger’s “Bipartisanship” — Bipartisanship vs. Beam Weapons

National News