Volume 11, Number 43, November 6, 1984



Investigative Leads

by Thierry Lalevée

International Terror and Lebanese Drugs.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Those Files in the Kremlin.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Red-Green Gang Wants To Topple Kohl.

Report from Italy

by Umberto Pascali

“Visentini in Piazzale Loreto!”

Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

Mitterrand Answers Weinberger.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Palme’s Right-Hand Man Attacks ELP

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Only the Military Wants Democracy.

Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

The Shining Future of Dr. Morote Best.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

The Arsenis Scandal.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

The Damascus Road of Soviet Policy.


Post-Election Responsibilities.


The ‘Final Solution’ for the U.S. Banking System

by Kathy Burdman

The Comptroller of the Currency’s Oct. 15 announcement that Federal regulators will now permit nationwide proliferation of “nonbank banks” means the cartelization of the U.S. banking system.

Documentation: C. Todd Conover’s speech to the American Bankers Association.

Press Can’t Ignore the Farm Debt Crisis

by Christopher White

The ‘New Yalta’ Roots of Ethiopian Disaster

by Thierry Lalevée

After the Brighton Bombing: Who Will End Britain’s Political Paralysis?

by Laurent Murawiec

How ‘Post-Industrialism’ Kills the Economies of the Developing Sector

by Sylvia Brewda

Examines the “development” policies that mean eternal backwardness.

Science & Technology

by Giuseppe Filipponi

Nobel Winners Overlooked Results that Break Rules of Particle Physics.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Farmers Sue Cargill.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Saudis Try To Stop Oil-Price Collapse.

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Kra Canal: A Short Pathway to Industrializing Asia

by Linda de Hoyos

Experts from EIR and the Fusion Energy Foundation present the findings of a study prepared for an international conference on the project in Bangkok.

The Impact of the Kra Canal Project on the Growth of Thailand’s Economy

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

There is no way out for Thailand’s stagnating economy within the existing structural framework, but the canal would turn this around.

The Thai Economy: An Historical Insight

The pernicious influence of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

The Economic Feasibility and Future Benefits of the Kra Canal Project

by Peter Rush


Christian Democrats Take Up Fight vs. Green Fascists

by Rainer Apel

Prompted by the Schiller Institute’s outspoken denunciations and demands that the Green Party be banned, others have come forth to compare Germany’s eco-fascists to Hitler’s movement.

Tradition, Family, and Property Cult Under Investigation in Venezuela

by Valerie Rush

These Gnostic fanatics blame EIR’s exposés.

Documentation: The brainwashed assassins of TFP.

Argentina: Beagle Agreement Is Not the Real Issue

by Cynthia Rush

Kissinger and Soviet Union Push for War on the Indian Subcontinent

by Linda de Hoyos

Toward a November Explosion in the Gulf?

by Thierry Lalevée

Soviets Benefit from Belgian Terror Wave

by P. Marnix

International Intelligence


Presidential Election Turns on the Issue of ‘Star Wars’

by Warren J. Hamerman

Examines Mondale’s—and Moscow’s—miscalculation on the strategic defense issue in the election campaign.

LaRouche Puts NBC on Trial for Libel

by Don Baier

Reports from Alexandria, Va. on the opening of this historic case against “Watergate journalism.”

Documentation: The opening statement to the jury by the plaintiff’s attorney.

Who’s Setting Climate for Hit on Reagan?

by Nancy Spannaus

Mondale-Backers Build Fascist Green Party in the United States

by Mark Burdman

National News